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Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Salta, Argentina, on Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 at 11:12 am (GMT -3) -

Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Salta, Argentina, on Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 at 11:12 am (GMT -3) Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Salta, Argentina, on Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 at 11:12 am (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 181 km depth

20 Oct 14:18 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 5 minutes.
20 Oct 14:38: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 201.0 to 181.0 km (from 125 to 112 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 17 km (10.5 mi) towards N.
Date & time: Oct 20, 2021 14:12:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021 at 11:12 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 181.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.159°S / 67.277°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina)
Antipode: 24.159°N / 112.723°E
Nearest volcano: Aracar (48 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (61 mi) W of San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) WNW of Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) SE of San Pedro de Atacama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 11.2°C (52 F), humidity: 4%, wind: 7 m/s (15 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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3.2181 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES

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