Mag. 3.2 earthquake - 72 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Saturday, 21 Nov 3.46 pm (GMT -3) -

Mag. 3.2 earthquake  - 72 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Saturday, 21 Nov 3.46 pm (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 200 km depth

21 Nov 18:52 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 5 minutes.
21 Nov 21:26: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 214.0 to 209.0 km (from 133 to 130 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.5 km (5.9 mi) towards SW.
21 Nov 21:34: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 209.0 to 200.0 km (from 130 to 124 mi).
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Date & time: 21 Nov 2020 06:46:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 21 Nov 3.46 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 200.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.257°S / 67.025°W (Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Salar de Pocitos (Departamento de Los Andes)
15 km (9 mi) W of Agua Blanca (Departamento de Los Andes)
72 km (45 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (Departamento de Los Andes) (pop: 4,000)
174 km (108 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700)
175 km (109 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (Doctor Manuel Belgrano) (pop: 305,900)
184 km (114 mi) W of Palpalá (pop: 48,200)
219 km (136 mi) W of San Pedro (pop: 58,400)
338 km (210 mi) NNW of San Miguel de Tucumán (pop: 781,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 17.3°C (63 F), humidity: 11%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from W
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.22 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES

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Mag. 3.2 earthquake - 72 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Saturday, 21 Nov 3.46 pm (GMT -3)
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