Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 172 km southwest of San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina, on 9 Oct 5:55 am (GMT -3) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 172 km southwest of San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina, on 9 Oct 5:55 am (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 168 km depth

9 Oct 08:59 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
9 Oct 09:02: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 249.0 to 170.0 km (from 155 to 106 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 23 km (14 mi) towards E.
9 Oct 09:14: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 170.0 to 168.0 km (from 106 to 104 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.7 km (4.2 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 9 Oct 2020 08:55:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 9 Oct 5:55 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 168.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.89°S / 66.48°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Robledo (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) SSW of Andalgala (pop: 14,100)
67 km (42 mi) ESE of Londres (pop: 2,630)
83 km (51 mi) NNE of Arauco (pop: 13,700)
90 km (56 mi) W of La Cocha (pop: 7,070)
94 km (58 mi) NW of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800)
99 km (62 mi) WSW of Aguilares (Río Chico) (pop: 32,500)
450 km (280 mi) NNW of Cordoba (pop: 1,428,200)
736 km (458 mi) NNE of Santiago (Chile) (pop: 4,837,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 16.5°C (62 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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 4.8168 kmCatamarca Province, ArgentinaGFZ
M 5.0176 km5.0 Catamarca, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.8207 km35 Km SSW of Andalgala, ArgentinaINPRES
M 5.0152 km34 Km S of Andalgalá, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.9152 kmCatamarca Province, ArgentinaUSP

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