Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 88 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Salta, Argentina, on 02/09/2020 19:20:05 -

Mag. 3.4 earthquake  - 88 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Salta, Argentina, on 02/09/2020 19:20:05

Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 201 km depth

2 Sep 22:26 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
Sep 2 22:32: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 190.0 to 201.0 km.
Date & time: 2 Sep 2020 22:20:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 02/09/2020 19:20:05
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 201.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.275°S / 67.189°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Aracar (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (55 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) W of Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (146 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) WSW of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (215 mi) NW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1431 km (889 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 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 3.4201 km189 km WNW of Salta, ArgentinaINPRES
M 3.5178 kmSalta, ArgentinaEMSC
M 3.5178 km100 Km Al SE De Socaire (Argentina)GUG (U. Chile)

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
570.2 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions)
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Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 88 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Salta, Argentina, on 02/09/2020 19:20:05
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