Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 2 km north of Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile, Argentina, on Wednesday, 26 Aug 2020 7:36 pm (GMT +0) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 2 km north of Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile, Argentina, on Wednesday, 26 Aug 2020 7:36 pm (GMT +0)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

26 Aug 19:42 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Aug 2020 19:36:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 26 Aug 2020 7:36 pm (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.66°S / 70.5°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) ENE of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) E of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (67 mi) WSW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) W of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.410 kmSAN JUAN (Argentina)INPRES
4.410 kmSan Juan, ArgentinaEMSC

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Downtown Los Angeles / Light shaking (MMI IV) : As usual... Nobody feels it .. nonetheless 1.8 here and 4.4 somewhere else. The effects are always present. | One user found this interesting.  
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