Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Departamento de General Lamadrid, 261 km west of La Rioja, Departamento de Capital, La Rioja, Argentina, on 17/04/2021 19:55:13 -

Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Departamento de General Lamadrid, 261 km west of La Rioja, Departamento de Capital, La Rioja, Argentina, on 17/04/2021 19:55:13

Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 116 km depth

18 Apr 08:02 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 9 hours.
18 Apr 08:08: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 2.5.
Date & time: 17 Apr 2021 22:55:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17/04/2021 19:55:13
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 116.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.499°S / 69.318°W (Departamento de General Lamadrid, La Rioja, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Tipas (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) WNW of Vinchina (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) E of Vallenar (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SE of Copiapo (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) WSW of Tinogasta (Catamarca) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) WSW of Fiambala (Catamarca) (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) WNW of Chilecito (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NNW of San José de Jachal (San Juan) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) NE of La Serena (Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) NE of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region, Chile) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) WNW of La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.5116 kmSAN JUAN (Argentina)INPRES

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