Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, 67 km east of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on 11/04/2021 16:44:08 -

Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, 67 km east of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on 11/04/2021 16:44:08

Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 13 km depth

11 Apr 22:06 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 2 hours and 22 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Apr 2021 19:44:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 11/04/2021 16:44:08
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.72°S / 70.47°W (Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (197 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) E of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) E of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) WSW of Calingasta (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) N of San Felipe (Valparaíso, Chile) (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) W of Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) W of San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) N of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) NW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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2.713 kmSAN JUAN (Argentina)INPRES

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