Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Departamento de Sarmiento, 37 km south of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Monday, 22 Feb 2021 1:06 pm (GMT +0) -

Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Departamento de Sarmiento, 37 km south of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Monday, 22 Feb 2021 1:06 pm (GMT +0)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 115 km depth

22 Feb 17:08 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 4 hours.
Date & time: 22 Feb 2021 13:06:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 22 Feb 2021 1:06 pm (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 115.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.86°S / 68.45°W (Departamento de Sarmiento, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) SSW of Nueve de Julio (pop: 7,650) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SSE of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SW of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) S of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSE of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSE of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) S of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NNE of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) NE of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
985 km (612 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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.0115 kmSAN JUAN (Argentina)INPRES
3.0115 kmSAN JUAN, ARGENTINAEMSC

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