Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Departamento de Rinconada, 204 km northwest of San Salvador de Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 12:31 am (GMT -3) -

Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Departamento de Rinconada, 204 km northwest of San Salvador de Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 12:31 am (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 272 km depth

27 Feb 03:48 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Feb 2021 03:31:30 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 12:31 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 271.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.89°S / 66.698°W (Departamento de Rinconada, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Uturuncu (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
104 km (65 mi) W of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) SW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NW of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) NW of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) WNW of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) ESE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) NW of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) W of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) NNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (167 mi) W of Embarcacion (General Jose de San Martín, Salta) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 2°C (36 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.8272 km145 Km Al NE De Socaire, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
3.8272 kmJUJUY, ARGENTINAEMSC
3.8281 kmJUJUY (Argentina)INPRES

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Mendoza / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 15-20 s
Mendoza / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 15-20 s
Mendoza / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 15-20 s
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