Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 50 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Salta, Argentina, on Thursday, 3 Dec 2020 4:29 am (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 50 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Salta, Argentina, on Thursday, 3 Dec 2020 4:29 am (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 224 km depth

3 Dec 07:36 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 7 minutes.
3 Dec 10:30: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 222.0 to 224.0 km (from 138 to 139 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.1 km (2.5 mi) towards S.
Date & time: 3 Dec 2020 07:29:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 3 Dec 2020 4:29 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 224.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.176°S / 66.808°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WNW of Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) WSW of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) WSW of Embarcacion (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 0.4°C (33 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 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
4.1224 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES
3.9222 kmSALTA, ARGENTINAEMSC
4.3217 km126 Km Al SE De Socaire, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
4.0204 kmJujuy Province, ArgentinaUSP

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