Mag. 3.7 earthquake - 225 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Saturday, 29 August 2020 at 03:05 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.7 earthquake  - 225 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Saturday, 29 August 2020 at 03:05 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 240 km depth

29 Aug 03:14 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 9 minutes.

Aug 29 03:34: Source data changed from INPRES to GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: 29 Aug 2020 03:05:21 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 239.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.897°S / 67.407°W (Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
136 km (85 mi) SE of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) SE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) WNW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (190 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) SE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
1109 km (689 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.7240 km60 Km Al SE De Socaire (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
M 3.7240 kmAntofagasta, ChileEMSC
M 3.4185 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES

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Mag. 3.7 earthquake - 225 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Saturday, 29 August 2020 at 03:05 (GMT)
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