Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 83 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Salta, Argentina, on 04/10/2020 03:07:32 -

Mag. 3.4 earthquake  - 83 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Salta, Argentina, on 04/10/2020 03:07:32

Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 201 km depth

4 Oct 06:14 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 7 minutes.
4 Oct 09:58: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 185.0 to 201.0 km (from 115 to 125 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.5 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: 4 Oct 2020 06:07:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 04/10/2020 03:07:32
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 201.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.195°S / 67.135°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Aracar (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (51 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WNW of Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (151 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (192 mi) WSW of San Ramon de la Nueva Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) NW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1435 km (892 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 3.6°C (38 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NW
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 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 3.4201 km83 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaINPRES
M 3.7230 km72 Km Al SE De Socaire, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
M 3.7230 km124 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaEMSC

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