Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 57 Km NW of San Antonio De Los Cobres, Argentina, on 17/10/2020 06:19:36 -

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - 57 Km NW of San Antonio De Los Cobres, Argentina, on 17/10/2020 06:19:36

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 218 km depth

17 Oct 09:26 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 7 minutes.
17 Oct 13:14: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 230.0 to 218.0 km (from 143 to 135 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 13.9 km (8.6 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: 17 Oct 2020 09:19:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17/10/2020 06:19:36
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 218.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.922°S / 66.803°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000)
103 km (64 mi) NW of Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000)
156 km (97 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900)
166 km (103 mi) WNW of Palpala (pop: 48,200)
171 km (106 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700)
200 km (124 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400)
205 km (128 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300)
360 km (224 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 1.3°C (34 F), humidity: 61%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from W
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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M 3.0218 km57 Km NW of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaINPRES

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