Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 45 km northeast of La Rioja, Departamento de Capital, La Rioja, Argentina, on 21/05/2021 09:00:25 -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 18 km depth
21 May 13:32 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 1 hour and 32 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 21/05/2021 09:00:25
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.056°S / 66.632°W↗ (Departamento de Capital, La Rioja, Argentina)
Antipode: 29.056°N / 113.368°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) NNE of La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NE of Villa Bustos (pop: 2,170) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSE of Arauco (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) WSW of Capayan (Catamarca) (pop: 6,360) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Poman (Catamarca) (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) E of Chilecito (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Mutquin (Catamarca) (pop: 1,210) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SW of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SSW of Aguilares (Río Chico, Tucuman) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
995 km (618 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||18 km||LA RIOJA (Argentina)||INPRES|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.