Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Departamento de Poman, 106 km northwest of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Departamento de Capital, Catamarca, Argentina, on 24/03/2021 11:39:52 -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 179 km depth
24 Mar 21:58 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 7 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 24/03/2021 11:39:52
Depth: 179.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.944°S / 66.687°W (Departamento de Poman, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Robledo (166 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) ESE of Londres (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SW of Andalgala (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of Poman (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) N of Arauco (La Rioja) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) E of Tinogasta (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ESE of Fiambala (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) WNW of San Fernando del Vale de Katamarka (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WSW of Aguilares (Río Chico, Tucuman) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) N of La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) SW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||179 km||CATAMARCA (Argentina)||INPRES|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.