Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Departamento de Poman, 98 km northwest of San Fernando del Vale de Katamarka, Departamento de Capital, Catamarca, Argentina, on Sunday, 7 September 1986 at 06:28 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 160 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 160.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.943°S / 66.586°W (Departamento de Poman, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Robledo (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Andalgala (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ESE of Londres (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NW of Poman (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NNE of Arauco (La Rioja) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSE of Hualfin (Departamento de Belén) (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) W of San Antonio (pop: 4,290) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) E of Tinogasta (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NW of San Fernando del Vale de Katamarka (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) SW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) NNW of Cordoba (pop: 1,428,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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