Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, 151 km west of San Salvador de Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 12:19 pm (GMT -3) -

Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, 151 km west of San Salvador de Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 12:19 pm (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 230 km depth

27 Feb 15:24 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 5 minutes.
27 Feb 16:46: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 3.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 221.0 to 230.0 km (from 137 to 143 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.8 km (3 mi) towards ESE.
Date & time: 27 Feb 2021 15:19:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 27 Feb 2021 12:19 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 230.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.815°S / 66.726°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) NW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) WNW of San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WNW of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) WNW of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) WSW of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (172 mi) WSW of Embarcacion (General Jose de San Martín, Salta) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) WSW of Tartagal (Salta) (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 12.2°C (54 F), humidity: 52%, wind: 4 m/s (7 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

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
3.2230 kmJUJUY (Argentina)INPRES
3.3216 km109 Km Al E De Socaire, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
3.3216 kmJUJUY, ARGENTINAEMSC

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