Mag. 2.9 earthquake - SAN JUAN (Argentina) on 17/10/2020 11:59:45 -
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 94 km depth
17 Oct 20:24 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 17/10/2020 11:59:45
Depth: 94.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.287°S / 68.607°W (Argentina)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Albardon (pop: 20,400)
29 km (18 mi) NNW of San Juan (pop: 447,000)
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Villa Basilio Nievas (pop: 4,040)
44 km (27 mi) N of Pocito (pop: 41,000)
47 km (29 mi) NNW of Nueve de Julio (pop: 7,650)
51 km (32 mi) NW of Caucete (pop: 33,600)
78 km (48 mi) E of Calingasta (pop: 8,180)
180 km (112 mi) N of Mendoza (pop: 876,900)
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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|M 2.9||94 km||SAN JUAN (Argentina)||INPRES|
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