Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 187 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on 01/10/2020 20:13:03 -

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 187 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on 01/10/2020 20:13:03

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 191 km depth

1 Oct 23:18 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 5 minutes.
2 Oct 10:24: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 213.0 to 191.0 km (from 132 to 119 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.7 km (5.4 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 1 Oct 2020 23:13:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 01/10/2020 20:13:03
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 191.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.083°S / 67.085°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
182 km (113 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
1442 km (896 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 10.1°C (50 F), humidity: 38%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from W
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.4191 km79 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaINPRES
M 4.42 kmSalta Province, ArgentinaGFZ
M 4.9189 km5.1 Salta, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.9195 km85 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 5.1227 km72 Km Al SE De Socaire, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.5186 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
buenos aires (1438.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 187 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on 01/10/2020 20:13:03
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