Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Departamento de Sarmiento, 35 km south of Pocito, San Juan, Argentina, on Friday, 19 Feb 2021 8:33 pm (GMT -3) -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 106 km depth
20 Feb 00:36 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Feb 2021 23:33:30 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 19 Feb 2021 8:33 pm (GMT -3)
Depth: 106.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.994°S / 68.553°W (Departamento de Sarmiento, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) NNW of Primero de Mayo (Mendoza) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) S of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) S of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) S of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) S of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) S of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) NE of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
989 km (615 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||106 km||SAN JUAN (Argentina)||INPRES|
|3.0||106 km||SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA||EMSC|
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