Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - Departamento de Famatina, 77 km north of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina, on 20/05/2021 06:24:33 -

Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - Departamento de Famatina, 77 km north of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina, on 20/05/2021 06:24:33

Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 145 km depth

20 May 09:32 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 8 minutes.
20 May 10:30: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 150.0 to 145.0 km (from 93 to 90 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.9 km (3.1 mi) towards S.
Date & time: May 20, 2021 09:24:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 20/05/2021 06:24:33
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 145.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.474°S / 67.406°W (Departamento de Famatina, La Rioja, Argentina)
Antipode: 28.474°N / 112.594°E
Nearest volcano: Nevado de Incahuasi (177 km / 110 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Tinogasta (Catamarca) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) W of Arauco (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) N of Chilecito (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ENE of Vinchina (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSE of Fiambala (Catamarca) (pop: 8,060) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NNW of La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 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!
283 km (176 mi) SW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) WSW of Ciudad de Santiago del Estero (pop: 354,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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3.4145 kmLA RIOJA (Argentina)INPRES

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