Mag. 2.9 earthquake - SAN JUAN (Argentina) on 17/10/2020 11:00:12 -

Mag. 2.9 earthquake  - SAN JUAN (Argentina) on 17/10/2020 11:00:12

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 103 km depth

17 Oct 14:06 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
17 Oct 20:16: Magnitude recalculated from 2.6 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 102.0 to 103.0 km (from 63 to 64 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 15.5 km (9.7 mi) towards WNW.
Date & time: 17 Oct 2020 02:00:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17/10/2020 11:00:12
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 103.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.559°S / 68.61°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (238 km / 148 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 447,000)
12 km (7 mi) E of Villa Basilio Nievas (pop: 4,040)
14 km (9 mi) N of Pocito (pop: 41,000)
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Albardon (pop: 20,400)
24 km (15 mi) WNW of Nueve de Julio (pop: 7,650)
33 km (20 mi) WNW of Caucete (pop: 33,600)
81 km (50 mi) ESE of Calingasta (pop: 8,180)
150 km (93 mi) N of Mendoza (pop: 876,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 30.1°C (86 F), humidity: 31%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NE
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 2.9103 kmSAN JUAN (Argentina)INPRES

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