Mag. 3.9 earthquake - 203 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 19/08/2020 21:33:21 -
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 167 km depth
20 Aug 10:32 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 10 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 19/08/2020 21:33:21
Depth: 167.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.224°S / 67.317°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Aracar (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (154 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (222 mi) NW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1443 km (896 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||167 km||203 km WNW of Salta, Argentina||INPRES|
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