Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 249 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Wednesday, 9 September 2020 at 21:47 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 249 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on Wednesday, 9 September 2020 at 21:47 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 246 km depth

9 Sep 21:52 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 5 minutes.
9 Sep 22:00: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: 9 Sep 2020 21:47:09 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 245.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.267°S / 67.208°W (El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Colachi (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (68 mi) ESE of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) ESE of Calama (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) WNW of San Salvador de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) WNW of Palpala (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) NW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) WNW of San Pedro de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (207 mi) ESE of Tocopilla (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
456 km (283 mi) SE of Iquique (Tarapacá) (pop: 227,500) --> See nearby quakes!
512 km (318 mi) SSW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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.
4.3246 km78 Km Al NE De Socaire (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
4.3227 kmJujuy, ArgentinaEMSC
4.0218 kmJUJUY (Argentina)INPRES
4.3227 km118 Km NW of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS

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