Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Departamento de Santa Catalina, Jujuy, Argentina, 47 km west of Villazon, Modesto Omiste, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, on Sunday, 14 Feb 2021 2:24 am (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Departamento de Santa Catalina, Jujuy, Argentina, 47 km west of Villazon, Modesto Omiste, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, on Sunday, 14 Feb 2021 2:24 am (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 260 km depth

14 Feb 05:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
14 Feb 06:06: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 289.0 to 260.0 km (from 180 to 162 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.6 mi) towards ESE.
Date & time: 14 Feb 2021 05:24:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 14 Feb 2021 2:24 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 260.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.99°S / 66.04°W (Departamento de Santa Catalina, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Uturuncu (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) WNW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WNW of La Quiaca (Yavi) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NNW of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) NW of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) NNW of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) NNW of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) NNW of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) NNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (210 mi) SSW of Sucre (Chuquisaca, Bolivia) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 5.4°C (42 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.3286 kmJUJUY (Argentina)INPRES
4.4260 km47 Km WNW of Villazón, Bolivia, ArgentinaUSGS

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