Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 7.2 km north of Fiambala, Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina, on 21/02/2021 09:08:28 -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 146 km depth
21 Feb 21:30 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 9 hours.
Date & time: 21 Feb 2021 12:08:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 21/02/2021 09:08:28
Depth: 146.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.608°S / 67.608°W (Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Incahuasi (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) N of Fiambala (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Londres (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) N of Tinogasta (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) W of La Puerta de San José (Departamento de Belén) (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WSW of Puerta de Corral Quemado (Departamento de Belén) (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) WSW of Hualfin (Departamento de Belén) (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) W of Andalgala (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) N of Chilecito (La Rioja) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) W of Aguilares (Río Chico, Tucuman) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) WNW of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> 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||146 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.