Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Departamento de Sarmiento, 59 km south of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 2:22 pm (GMT -3) -

Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Departamento de Sarmiento, 59 km south of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 2:22 pm (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 117 km depth

25 Feb 17:28 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
25 Feb 17:40: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 101.0 to 117.0 km (from 63 to 73 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.1 km (3.8 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: 25 Feb 2021 17:22:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 2:22 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 117.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.061°S / 68.453°W (Departamento de Sarmiento, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) N of Primero de Mayo (Mendoza) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSE of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) S of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) S of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) S of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) S of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NNE of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) NE of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
978 km (608 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 32.3°C (90 F), humidity: 32%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.2117 kmSAN JUAN (Argentina)INPRES
3.0101 kmSAN JUAN, ARGENTINAEMSC

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