Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 197 km northwest of San Salvador de Jujuy, Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Argentina, on 09/11/2020 16:08:40 -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 197 km northwest of San Salvador de Jujuy, Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Argentina, on 09/11/2020 16:08:40

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 267 km depth

9 Nov 19:14 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 5 minutes.
9 Nov 19:26: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 276.0 to 267.0 km (from 171 to 166 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 10.8 km (6.7 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: 9 Nov 2020 19:08:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 09/11/2020 16:08:40
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 267.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.588°S / 66.109°W (Departamento de Rinconada, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Uturuncu (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) WNW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SW of La Quiaca (Yavi) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNW of El Aguilar (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NW of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) NNW of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) NNW of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) NNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (252 mi) SSW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
480 km (298 mi) N of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
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

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4.0267 km- 70 km W of Abra Pampa, ArgentinaINPRES
4.0288 km69 Km W of Abra Pampa, ArgentinaUSGS

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