Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Rincónada, 53 km west of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca), Jujuy, Argentina, on Monday, 23 Nov 2020 7:07 pm (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Rincónada, 53 km west of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca), Jujuy, Argentina, on Monday, 23 Nov 2020 7:07 pm (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 264 km depth

23 Nov 22:11 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
23 Nov 22:16: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 277.0 to 264.0 km (from 172 to 164 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.3 km (3.9 mi) towards E.
Update Mon, 23 Nov 2020, 22:12
Light 4.8 quake hits near La Quiaca, Argentina
4.8 quake Jujuy Province, Argentina, 23 Nov 7.07 pm (GMT -3)
4.8 quake Jujuy Province, Argentina, 23 Nov 7.07 pm (GMT -3)
Just 4 minutes ago, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Abra Pampa, Argentina. The tremor was recorded early evening on Monday 23 November 2020 at 7.07 pm local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 277 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Abra Pampa (pop. 9,400) located 59 km from the epicenter, La Quiaca (pop. 14,800) 89 km away, El Aguilar (pop. 3,700) 90 km away, and Humahuaca (pop. 11,400) 114 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 23 Nov 2020 22:07:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 23 Nov 2020 7:07 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 264.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.6°S / 66.2°W (Departamento de Rinconada, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Uturuncu (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of La Quiaca (Yavi) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of El Aguilar (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) NW of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) NNW of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) NNW of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) NNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) SSW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
480 km (298 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 14.7°C (59 F), humidity: 34%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from NE
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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
4.5264 kmJujuy Province, ArgentinaGFZ
4.7281 kmJUJUY (Argentina)INPRES
4.6257 kmJUJUY, ARGENTINAEMSC
4.6241 km190 Km Al NE De Socaire, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
4.6256 kmJujuy, ArgentinaUSGS
4.7265 kmJujuy Province, ArgentinaUSP

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