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Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - 71 Km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina on Sunday, 18 October 2020

Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake  - 71 Km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina on Sunday, 18 October 2020
18 Oct 14:26 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
18 Oct 18:26: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 3.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 257.0 to 262.0 km (from 160 to 163 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.5 km (5.9 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: Sunday, 18 October 2020 14:19 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 18/10/2020 11:19:37
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 262.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.842°S / 66.372°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Uturuncu (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) SW of Abra Pampa (pop: 9,400)
82 km (51 mi) NW of El Aguilar (pop: 3,700)
112 km (70 mi) NW of Humahuaca (pop: 11,400)
186 km (116 mi) NW of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900)
194 km (121 mi) NW of Libertador General San Martín (pop: 49,300)
197 km (122 mi) NW of Palpalá (pop: 48,200)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 8.5°C (47 F), humidity: 39%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
18/10/2020 11:19:37 (18 Oct 14:19:37 UTC)M 3.7 / 262 km71 Km WSW of Abra Pampa, ArgentinaINPRES
Sun, 18 Oct 14:19 UTCM 3.8 / 257 km79 Km WSW of Abra Pampa, ArgentinaEMSC

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Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - 71 Km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina on Sunday, 18 October 2020

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