Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - 196 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 01/10/2020 14:37:05 -

Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - 196 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 01/10/2020 14:37:05

Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 188 km depth

1 Oct 17:42 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 5 minutes.
1 Oct 17:56: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 191.0 to 188.0 km (from 119 to 117 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.8 km (3.6 mi) towards N.
Date & time: Oct 1, 2020 17:37:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 01/10/2020 14:37:05
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 188.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.248°S / 67.255°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Antipode: 24.248°N / 112.745°E
Nearest volcano: Aracar (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) W of Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (112 mi) WNW of Campo Quijano (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) W of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) WNW of El Carril (Chicoana) (pop: 9,780) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) WSW of Tilcara (Jujuy) (pop: 5,640) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) WSW of Humahuaca (Jujuy) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) SW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca, Jujuy) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 11.8°C (53 F), humidity: 33%, wind: 11 m/s (21 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.7188 km95 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaINPRES
3.6191 km95 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaEMSC

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