Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 171 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on 11/10/2020 15:26:23 -

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 171 km northwest of Salta, Argentina, on 11/10/2020 15:26:23

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 199 km depth

11 Oct 18:32 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
11 Oct 22:28: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 213.0 to 198.0 km (from 132 to 123 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.1 km (5.6 mi) towards SSW.
11 Oct 22:46: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 198.0 to 199.0 km (from 123 to 124 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.5 km (1 mi) towards E.
Date & time: 11 Oct 2020 18:26:23 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 11/10/2020 15:26:23
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 199.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.15°S / 66.954°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (107 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
1429 km (888 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 13.6°C (57 F), humidity: 24%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from W
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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 4.6199 km65 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaINPRES
M 4.62 km64 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.6197 km61 Km WNW of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.4245 km75 Km Al SE De Socaire, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.3208 kmSalta Province, ArgentinaGFZ
M 4.4196 kmSalta Province, ArgentinaUSP

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