Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Departamento de Ullum, 50 km west of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Monday, 28 December 2020 at 02:40 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 117 km depth
28 Dec 22:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 hours.
Date & time: 28 Dec 2020 02:40:52 UTC -
Depth: 116.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.3772°S / 69.0296°W (Departamento de Ullum, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) NW of Villa Basilio Nievas (pop: 4,040) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Albardon (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WNW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WNW of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) WNW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) N of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) NNE of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||117 km||34 Km NW of Villa Basilio Nievas, Argentina||USGS|
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