Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 2 km west of Salta, Argentina, on Sunday, 16 August 2020 at 13:27 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 184 km depth
Depth: 184.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.3303°S / 67.3249°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Aracar (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 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!
214 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!
264 km (164 mi) WSW of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (164 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (217 mi) NW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1433 km (891 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||184 km||102 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina||USGS|
|M 4.5||184 km||Chile-Argentina Border Region||USP|
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