Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, 160 km west of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on 20/02/2021 14:53:56 -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 109 km depth
20 Feb 22:16 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 4 hours.
Date & time: 20 Feb 2021 17:53:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 20/02/2021 14:53:56
Depth: 109.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.645°S / 70.225°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (199 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) WSW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) E of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) W of Albardon (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) W of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) NW of San Martin (Mendoza) (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||109 km||SAN JUAN (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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.