Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Departamento de Rinconada, Jujuy, Argentina, on Sunday, Oct 10, 2021 10:31 am (GMT -3) -

Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Departamento de Rinconada, Jujuy, Argentina, on Sunday, Oct 10, 2021 10:31 am (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 216 km depth

10 Oct 13:38 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
10 Oct 14:38: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 3.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 221.0 to 220.0 km (from 137 to 137 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.4 km (5.9 mi) towards NNE.
10 Oct 14:40: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 220.0 to 216.0 km (from 137 to 134 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.7 km (1.7 mi) towards ESE.
Date & time: Oct 10, 2021 13:31:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Oct 10, 2021 10:31 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 216.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.728°S / 66.892°W (Departamento de Rinconada, Jujuy, Argentina)
Antipode: 22.728°N / 113.108°E
Nearest volcano: Uturuncu (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
123 km (76 mi) W of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) WNW of Aguilar (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) E of San Pedro de Atacama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) WSW of La Quiaca (Yavi) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) WSW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (103 mi) WNW of Humahuaca (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) WNW of Tilcara (pop: 5,640) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NW of Purmamarca (pop: 388) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SW of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) NW of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 4.8°C (41 F), humidity: 6%, wind: 13 m/s (24 kts) from W
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.0216 kmJUJUY (Argentina)INPRES

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