Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - 223 km WNW of Salta, Argentina on Tuesday, 15 September 2020
15 Sep 22:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 237.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.18°S / 67.51°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Aracar (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000)
158 km (98 mi) SE of San Pedro de Atacama (pop: 2,000)
159 km (99 mi) W of Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000)
172 km (107 mi) NW of Cachí (pop: 2,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 15 Sep 22:33 UTC||M 3.8 / 237 km||223 km WNW of Salta, Argentina||EMSC|
|Tue, 15 Sep 22:33 UTC||M 3.8 / 237.1 km||76 Km Al SE De Socaire, Argentina||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake
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