Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Departamento de Rinconada, 239 km northwest of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021 12:09 pm (GMT -3) -

Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Departamento de Rinconada, 239 km northwest of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021 12:09 pm (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 222 km depth

26 Oct 15:16 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 6 minutes.
26 Oct 17:14: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 219.0 to 222.0 km (from 136 to 138 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.1 km (5 mi) towards NNE.
Date & time: Oct 26, 2021 15:09:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021 12:09 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 222.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.671°S / 66.945°W (Departamento de Rinconada, Jujuy, Argentina)
Antipode: 22.671°N / 113.055°E
Nearest volcano: Uturuncu (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km (80 mi) W of Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430) --> See nearby quakes!
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143 km (89 mi) WNW of Aguilar (pop: 3,660) --> See nearby quakes!
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188 km (117 mi) WNW of Tilcara (pop: 5,640) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NW of Purmamarca (pop: 388) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) NW of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 3.3°C (38 F), humidity: 24%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from N
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.1222 kmJUJUY (Argentina)INPRES
3.0219 kmJUJUY, ARGENTINAEMSC

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