Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 52 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Salta, Argentina, on Friday, 4 Dec 2020 8:22 pm (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 52 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Salta, Argentina, on Friday, 4 Dec 2020 8:22 pm (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 226 km depth

4 Dec 23:28 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
4 Dec 23:40: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 222.0 to 224.0 km (from 138 to 139 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.5 km (4.1 mi) towards SSE.
4 Dec 23:44: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 224.0 to 226.0 km (from 139 to 140 mi).
Date & time: 4 Dec 2020 23:22:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 4 Dec 2020 8:22 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 226.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.107°S / 66.815°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) WNW of Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) WSW of Embarcacion (General Jose de San Martín) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (212 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 11.4°C (53 F), humidity: 29%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from WNW
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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4.0226 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES

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1009.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / not felt / very short : Se movió suave la mesa y me sentí mareada  
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