Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, 183 km west of Chimbas, San Juan, Argentina, on Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021 9:06 pm (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 119 km depth
27 Jan 11:26 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 14 hours.
Date & time: 26 Jan 2021 21:06:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021 9:06 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 119.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.788°S / 70.433°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) E of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ESE of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) WSW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) WSW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) NW of San Martin (Mendoza) (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||119 km||SAN JUAN (Argentina)||INPRES|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.