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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 204 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 20/09/2020 14:18:27

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 204 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 20/09/2020 14:18:27

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 184 km depth

20 Sep 17:24 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
20 Sep 19:54: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 190.0 to 184.0 km (from 118 to 114 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.3 km (0.8 mi) towards SSE.
Date & time: Sep 20, 2020 17:18:27 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 20/09/2020 14:18:27
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 184.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.311°S / 67.356°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Antipode: 24.311°N / 112.644°E
Nearest volcano: Aracar (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
106 km (66 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) W of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) WSW of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (212 mi) NW of Tafi Viejo (Tucumán) (pop: 48,500) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) NW of Yerba Buena (Tucumán) (pop: 50,800) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) NW of San Miguel de Tucuman (Tucumán) (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 7.7°C (46 F), humidity: 39%, wind: 6 km/h (3 kts) from NW
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.2184 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES
4.5185 kmSalta, ArgentinaEMSC
4.1182 km93 Km Al SE De Socaire, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
4.5192 km112 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
4.2188 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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