Mag. 3.1 earthquake - 79 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina, on Thursday, 29 Oct 11.37 pm (GMT -3) -

Mag. 3.1 earthquake  - 79 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina, on Thursday, 29 Oct 11.37 pm (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 221 km depth

30 Oct 02:44 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
30 Oct 10:24: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 228.0 to 221.0 km (from 142 to 137 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12.4 km (7.7 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 30 Oct 2020 02:37:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 29 Oct 11.37 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 221.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.709°S / 66.865°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) NW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000)
162 km (101 mi) SW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430)
164 km (102 mi) WSW of Humahuaca (pop: 11,400)
168 km (105 mi) WNW of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900)
179 km (111 mi) WNW of Palpala (pop: 48,200)
190 km (118 mi) NW of Salta (pop: 512,700)
211 km (131 mi) WNW of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400)
212 km (132 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds -0.5°C (31 F), humidity: 57%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
M 3.1221 km79 Km NW of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaINPRES
M 2.9239 km71 Km Al E De Socaire, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
M 2.9239 km111 Km NW of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaEMSC

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