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Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 37 km southwest of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Departamento de Capital, Catamarca, Argentina, on Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 at 6:09 am (GMT -3) -

Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 37 km southwest of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Departamento de Capital, Catamarca, Argentina, on Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 at 6:09 am (GMT -3) Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 37 km southwest of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Departamento de Capital, Catamarca, Argentina, on Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 at 6:09 am (GMT -3)

Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 18 km depth

24 Oct 09:16 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 7 minutes.
24 Oct 11:48: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 3.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 32.0 to 43.0 km (from 19.9 to 27 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 10.4 km (6.5 mi) towards WSW.
24 Oct 23:28: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 43.0 to 18.0 km (from 27 to 11.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 28 km (17 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: Oct 24, 2021 09:09:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 at 6:09 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.728°S / 66.022°W (Departamento de Capayan, Catamarca, Argentina)
Antipode: 28.728°N / 113.978°E
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) W of Huillapima (Capayán) (pop: 7,780) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSE of Poman (pop: 3,390) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSE of Mutquin (pop: 1,210) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) W of Ancasti (pop: 3,080) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WNW of Icaño (La Paz) (pop: 6,860) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ESE of Arauco (La Rioja) (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SSW of Los Altos (Santa Rosa) (pop: 6,420) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NE of Rioja (La Rioja) (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
975 km (606 mi) NW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires C.F.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 13.7°C (57 F), humidity: 51%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.118 kmCATAMARCA (Argentina)INPRES

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