Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Departamento de Los Andes, 186 km west of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, Argentina, on Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 1:24 am (GMT -3) -

Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - Departamento de Los Andes, 186 km west of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, Argentina, on Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 1:24 am (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 202 km depth

15 Sep 04:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Date & time: Sep 15, 2021 04:24:35 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 1:24 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 202.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.21°S / 67.14°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Antipode: 24.21°N / 112.86°E
Nearest volcano: Aracar (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (52 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) W of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) WSW of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) NW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 mi) WSW of Tartagal (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -2°C (28 F), humidity: 27%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from W
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
3.9191 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES
4.4200 km89 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
santa rosa / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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