Mag. 3.7 earthquake - 231 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 4 Oct 2:17 am (GMT -3) -

Mag. 3.7 earthquake  - 231 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 4 Oct 2:17 am (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 215 km depth

4 Oct 05:24 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
4 Oct 05:28: Now using data updates from GUG (U. Chile)
Date & time: 4 Oct 2020 05:17:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 4 Oct 2:17 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 215.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.013°S / 67.531°W (El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
294 km (183 mi) E of Antofagasta (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
1093 km (679 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 5.7°C (42 F), humidity: 52%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from W
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 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.
M 3.7215 km97 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
M 3.7215 km125 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ChileEMSC
M 3.5181 km60 Km Al SE De Socaire, ChileINPRES

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