Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 214 km northwest of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, Argentina, on Sunday, 27 Dec 2020 5:00 am (GMT -3) -

Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 214 km northwest of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, Argentina, on Sunday, 27 Dec 2020 5:00 am (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 226 km depth

27 Dec 08:36 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 36 minutes.
27 Dec 11:30: Magnitude recalculated from 3.4 to 3.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 124.0 to 223.0 km (from 77 to 139 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 65 km (40 mi) towards WNW.
27 Dec 11:48: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 223.0 to 226.0 km (from 139 to 140 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.2 km (0.8 mi) towards W.
Date & time: 27 Dec 2020 08:00:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 27 Dec 2020 5:00 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 226.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.415°S / 66.885°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
106 km (66 mi) NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) WNW of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) WNW of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) NW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) WNW of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (146 mi) ESE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) W of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) W of Embarcacion (General Jose de San Martín, Salta) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) WSW of Tartagal (Salta) (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 7.7°C (46 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.2226 kmJUJUY (Argentina)INPRES

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