Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021 7:00 pm (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021 7:00 pm (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 151 km depth

13 Oct 22:04 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
13 Oct 22:12: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 125.0 to 155.0 km (from 78 to 96 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.8 km (6.1 mi) towards NNE.
13 Oct 22:15: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 155.0 to 134.0 km (from 96 to 83 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.2 km (3.8 mi) towards W.
13 Oct 22:37: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 134.0 to 151.0 km (from 83 to 94 mi).
Date & time: Oct 13, 2021 22:00:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021 7:00 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 151.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.57°S / 67.94°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Antipode: 24.57°N / 112.06°E
Nearest volcano: Socompa (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
169 km (105 mi) WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SSE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (159 mi) W of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) ESE of Antofagasta (Chile) (pop: 309,800) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) W of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) W of Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) WSW of Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) NW of San Miguel de Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) WSW of Oran (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 13°C (55 F), humidity: 4%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.4151 kmSALTA, ARGENTINAEMSC
3.7131 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES
4.4151 km168 Km WSW of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS

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