Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 49 km northwest of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Sunday, 10 Jan 2021 5:42 pm (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 49 km northwest of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Sunday, 10 Jan 2021 5:42 pm (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 202 km depth

10 Jan 20:46 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
10 Jan 20:48: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 204.0 to 202.0 km (from 127 to 126 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1 km (0.6 mi) towards E.
Date & time: 10 Jan 2021 20:42:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 10 Jan 2021 5:42 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 202.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.01°S / 66.74°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WNW of Santa Rosa de Tastil (Salta) (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) W of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) W of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (164 mi) WSW of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) WSW of Embarcacion (General Jose de San Martín, Salta) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) NNW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 17.3°C (63 F), humidity: 20%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from W
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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.
M 4.6202 km- 47 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaGFZ
M 4.7226 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES
M 4.7203 km47 Km WNW of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.5240 km95 Km Al SE De Socaire, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.5203 kmSalta Province, ArgentinaUSP

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