Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 172 km northwest of San Salvador de Jujuy, Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Argentina, on Friday, 30 Oct 12.46 am (GMT -3) -

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 172 km northwest of San Salvador de Jujuy, Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Argentina, on Friday, 30 Oct 12.46 am (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 191 km depth

30 Oct 03:52 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 5 minutes.
30 Oct 10:26: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 235.0 to 191.0 km (from 146 to 119 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 23 km (14.4 mi) towards ESE.
Date & time: 30 Oct 2020 03:46:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 30 Oct 12.46 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 191.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.079°S / 66.471°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Guayaques (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) WSW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430)
115 km (72 mi) W of Humahuaca (pop: 11,400)
141 km (88 mi) SW of La Quiaca (Yavi) (pop: 14,800)
172 km (107 mi) NW of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900)
183 km (114 mi) NW of Palpala (pop: 48,200)
190 km (118 mi) WNW of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300)
218 km (136 mi) NNW of Salta (pop: 512,700)
435 km (270 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds -0.4°C (31 F), humidity: 58%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.0191 km89 Km WSW of Abra Pampa, ArgentinaINPRES
M 4.4236 km148 Km SW of Villazon, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.4236 km103 Km WSW of Abra Pampa, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.1214 kmJujuy Province, ArgentinaUSP

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