Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - Departamento de Pocito, 36 km south of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Sunday, 7 Feb 2021 12:55 pm (GMT +0) -

Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - Departamento de Pocito, 36 km south of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Sunday, 7 Feb 2021 12:55 pm (GMT +0)

Light magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 21 km depth

7 Feb 23:14 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 10 hours.
Date & time: 7 Feb 2021 12:55:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 7 Feb 2021 12:55 pm (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.846°S / 68.636°W (Departamento de Pocito, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SW of Nueve de Julio (pop: 7,650) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSW of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SSW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Albardon (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) N of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) NE of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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3.921 kmSAN JUAN (Argentina)INPRES

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