Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 96 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Monday, 4 Jan 2021 11:00 am (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 96 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Monday, 4 Jan 2021 11:00 am (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 177 km depth

4 Jan 14:08 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 8 minutes.
4 Jan 14:32: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 195.0 to 177.0 km (from 121 to 110 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.6 km (2.8 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: 4 Jan 2021 14:00:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 4 Jan 2021 11:00 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 177.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.264°S / 67.265°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Aracar (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) WSW of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (212 mi) NW of Tafi Viejo (Tucuman) (pop: 48,500) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) NW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (251 mi) WSW of Tartagal (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 11.6°C (53 F), humidity: 31%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from WSW
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
M 4.1177 km- 93 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaINPRES
M 4.4171 kmSALTA, ARGENTINAEMSC
M 4.4217 km75 Km Al S De Socaire, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.4169 km93 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.0173 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ
M 4.2175 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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airdrie ab canada (9564.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / single lateral shake / very short : about 7am my time I was alone in my bed talking to my wife and the bed moved once. I said to her I think I just felt an earthquake or a spirit moved the bed. she did not feel anything while in a chair getting ready for work. I don't know if this was coincidence but it made me look up this site. thank you for your time.
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