Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - 223 km west of Salta, Argentina, on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 22:33 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 237 km depth
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↗ (Los Andes Department, Antofagasta, Chile)
Antipode: 24.18°N / 112.49°E↗
Nearest volcano: Aracar (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
158 km (98 mi) SSE of San Pedro de Atacama (Antofagasta) (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) WNW of Salta (Argentina) (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) W of Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (167 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (Argentina) (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) SE of Tocopilla (Antofagasta) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (282 mi) NE of Copiapo (Atacama) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||237 km||223 km WNW of Salta, Argentina||EMSC|
|3.8||237 km||76 Km Al SE De Socaire, Argentina||GUG (U. Chile)|
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