Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Departamento de Famatina, 81 km north of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina, on 05/02/2021 09:03:43 -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 145 km depth
Date & time: 5 Feb 2021 12:03:43 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 05/02/2021 09:03:43
Depth: 145.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.437°S / 67.488°W (Departamento de Famatina, La Rioja, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tipas (173 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) S of Tinogasta (Catamarca) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) WNW of Arauco (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Vinchina (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) N of Chilecito (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) S of Fiambala (Catamarca) (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) SSW of Londres (Catamarca) (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NNW of La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (103 mi) W of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) WSW of Aguilares (Río Chico, Tucuman) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) SW of Monteros (Tucuman) (pop: 23,800) --> 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||145 km||LA RIOJA (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.