Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 202 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 19/08/2020 21:33:22 -
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 189 km depth
20 Aug 00:38 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 5 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 19/08/2020 21:33:22
Depth: 189.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.27°S / 67.33°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Aracar (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) WSW of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) NW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1439 km (894 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 3.8||189 km||202 km WNW of Salta, Argentina||INPRES|
|M 4.0||211 km||Salta, Argentina||EMSC|
|M 4.0||211 km||76 km al S de Socaire (Argentina)||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.4||191 km||109 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina||USGS|
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