Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 32 km south of Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina, on 16/04/2021 05:34:00 -

Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 32 km south of Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina, on 16/04/2021 05:34:00

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 131 km depth

16 Apr 08:40 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
16 Apr 10:20: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 147.0 to 131.0 km (from 91 to 81 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 15 km (9.1 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: 16 Apr 2021 08:34:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 16/04/2021 05:34:00
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 131.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.246°S / 67.376°W (Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Incahuasi (165 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) SE of Tinogasta (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Londres (pop: 2,630) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSE of Fiambala (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WNW of Arauco (La Rioja) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) N of Chilecito (La Rioja) (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) NNW of La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) W of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) W of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) SW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) W of Santiago del Estero (pop: 354,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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3.1131 kmCATAMARCA (Argentina)INPRES

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