Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 21 km east of Fiambala, Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina, on Monday, 15 Feb 2021 7:46 am (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 148 km depth
15 Feb 14:40 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 7 hours.
Date & time: 15 Feb 2021 07:46:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 15 Feb 2021 7:46 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 148.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.603°S / 67.423°W (Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Robledo (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) ENE of Fiambala (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WNW of Londres (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) W of La Puerta de San José (Departamento de Belén) (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NNE of Tinogasta (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Puerta de Corral Quemado (Departamento de Belén) (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SW of Hualfin (Departamento de Belén) (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) N of Chilecito (La Rioja) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) W of Aguilares (Río Chico, Tucuman) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) WNW of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) WSW of Famailla (Famaillá, Tucuman) (pop: 31,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||148 km||CATAMARCA (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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.