Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 37 km west of Villazón, Modesto Omiste, Departamento de Potosí, Bolivia, Argentina, on 01/10/2020 02:30:15 -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 37 km west of Villazón, Modesto Omiste, Departamento de Potosí, Bolivia, Argentina, on 01/10/2020 02:30:15

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 247 km depth

1 Oct 05:36 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
1 Oct 08:14: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 268.0 to 247.0 km (from 167 to 153 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 66 km (41 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: 1 Oct 2020 05:30:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 01/10/2020 02:30:15
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 247.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.124°S / 65.953°W (Departamento de Yavi, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Uturuncu (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) W of La Quiaca (Yavi) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) W of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) WNW of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) NNW of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) NNW of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) N of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) S of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 3.5°C (38 F), humidity: 62%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from W
Primary data source: INPRES
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.
4.3247 km37 Km W of Villazón, ArgentinaINPRES
4.5255 km95 Km SW of Villazón, ArgentinaEMSC
4.5255 km73 Km WNW of Abra Pampa, ArgentinaUSGS
4.1255 kmJujuy Province, ArgentinaUSP

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