Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Departamento de Sarmiento, 34 km west of Pocito, San Juan, Argentina, on 20/02/2021 19:55:55 -
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 Feb 03:38 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 5 hours.
Date & time: 20 Feb 2021 22:55:55 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 20/02/2021 19:55:55
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.791°S / 68.924°W (Departamento de Sarmiento, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (197 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Villa Basilio Nievas (pop: 4,040) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SW of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SW of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SW of Albardon (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WSW of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) N of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) NE of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||10 km||SAN JUAN (Argentina)||INPRES|
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