Mag. 3.1 earthquake - 50 km south of Calingasta, Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 2:37 pm (GMT -3) -

Mag. 3.1 earthquake  - 50 km south of Calingasta, Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 2:37 pm (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 114 km depth

13 Jan 17:44 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
13 Jan 17:58: Magnitude recalculated from 2.8 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 87.0 to 114.0 km (from 54 to 71 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 90 km (56 mi) towards SW.
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Date & time: 13 Jan 2021 17:37:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 2:37 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 114.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.766°S / 69.562°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) SSW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WSW of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) WSW of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) WSW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) WSW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) WSW of Albardon (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NNW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) NNE of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
1087 km (676 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 26.7°C (80 F), humidity: 33%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.1114 kmSAN JUAN (Argentina)INPRES

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Mag. 3.1 earthquake - 50 km south of Calingasta, Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 2:37 pm (GMT -3)
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