Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 34 km northeast of Vinchina, Departamento de Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina, on Friday, February 21, 2014 07:43:45
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 105 km depth
21 Feb 11:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, February 21, 2014 07:43:45
Depth: 105.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.5124°S / 68.0016°W (Departamento de Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tipas (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) NE of Vinchina (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SW of Tinogasta (Catamarca) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NW of La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
1136 km (706 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||113 km||LA RIOJA, ARGENTINA||EMSC|
|M 5.1||105 km||33km NE of Vinchina, Argentina||USGS|
|M 4.7||103 km||La Rioja Province, Argentina||GFZ|
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake 34 km northeast of Vinchina, Departamento de Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina, Friday, February 21, 2014 07:43:45
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 06 Apr 2014 17:44 UTC| M 2.6 |118 km (73.3 mi) depth|17 km (11 mi) distance| INPRES | Details