Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, 185 km west of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Friday, Sep 17, 2021 9:08 pm (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Departamento de Susques, 185 km west of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Friday, Sep 17, 2021 9:08 pm (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 211 km depth

18 Sep 00:14 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 5 minutes.
18 Sep 13:48: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 210.0 to 211.0 km (from 130 to 131 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.6 km (2.2 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: Sep 18, 2021 00:08:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Sep 17, 2021 9:08 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 211.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.077°S / 67.115°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Antipode: 24.077°N / 112.885°E
Nearest volcano: Cordon de Puntas Negras (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) W of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) W of Palpala (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) WSW of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) NNW of Yerba Buena (Tucuman) (pop: 50,800) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) NNW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 9.6°C (49 F), humidity: 14%, wind: 3 m/s (7 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.0211 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES
4.0234 kmSALTA, ARGENTINAEMSC

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santa rosa / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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