Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - Departamento de Sarmiento, 27 km southwest of Pocito, San Juan, Argentina, on 02/03/2021 16:21:47 -
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
3 Mar 14:28 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 19 hours.
Date & time: 2 Mar 2021 19:21:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 02/03/2021 16:21:47
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.788°S / 68.846°W (Departamento de Sarmiento, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (200 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Villa Basilio Nievas (pop: 4,040) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SW of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SW of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SW of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SW of Albardon (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) N of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) NE of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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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|3.0||16 km||SAN JUAN (Argentina)||INPRES|
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