Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 203 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 28/10/2020 02:49:17 -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake  - 203 km west of Salta, Argentina, on 28/10/2020 02:49:17

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 176 km depth

28 Oct 05:54 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 5 minutes.
28 Oct 11:14: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 200.0 to 176.0 km (from 124 to 109 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.6 km (1.6 mi) towards E.
Date & time: 28 Oct 2020 05:49:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 28/10/2020 02:49:17
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 176.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.19°S / 67.304°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Aracar (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (Departamento de Los Andes) (pop: 4,000)
138 km (86 mi) W of Santa Rosa de Tastil (Departamento de Rosario de Lerma) (pop: 2,000)
155 km (96 mi) NW of Cachí (Cachi) (pop: 2,190)
187 km (116 mi) NW of Campo Quijano (Rosario de Lerma) (pop: 5,000)
203 km (126 mi) NW of Salta (pop: 512,700)
204 km (127 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (Doctor Manuel Belgrano) (pop: 305,900)
212 km (132 mi) W of Palpalá (pop: 48,200)
360 km (224 mi) NW of San Miguel de Tucumán (pop: 781,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -1.4°C (29 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.1176 km- 107 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaINPRES
M 4.6183 km103 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.2183 km82 Km Al SE De Socaire, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.6189 km107 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.6189 km107 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.6189 km107 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
1263.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 10-15 s
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