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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Mendoza, Argentina, 64 km east of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, Nov 3, 2021 at 12:17 am (GMT -3) -

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Mendoza, Argentina, 64 km east of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, Nov 3, 2021 at 12:17 am (GMT -3) Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Mendoza, Argentina, 64 km east of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Wednesday, Nov 3, 2021 at 12:17 am (GMT -3)

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 106 km depth

3 Nov 03:20 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 3 minutes.
3 Nov 03:21: Now using data updates from GFZ
3 Nov 03:24: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 121.0 to 77.0 km (from 75 to 48 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 26 km (16 mi) towards E.
3 Nov 07:44: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 77.0 to 106.0 km (from 48 to 66 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 26 km (16 mi) towards NW.
Update Wed, 3 Nov 2021, 03:20
Seismic-like event, possible earthquake, reported few minutes ago in or near Chile
We are receiving unverified early reports of seismic activity in or around Chile at approximately 03:18 GMT. There are no details yet on the magnitude or depth of this seismic-like event. It may or may not turn out to be an actual naturally occurring earthquake. We expect more accurate data to emerge in the next few minutes. The location and magnitude mentioned are indicative and temporary until the AllQuakes monitoring service receives more exact scientific data from a national or international seismological agency. Check back here shortly and stay safe.

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Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 3, 2021 03:17:49 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Nov 3, 2021 at 12:17 am (GMT -3)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.7
Depth106.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude32.63°S / 69.96°W (Departamento de Lujan, Mendoza, Argentina)
Antipode32.63°N / 110.04°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt747 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoTupungatito (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities64 km (40 mi) ENE of Los Andes (Valparaíso, Chile) (pop: 56,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (45 mi) E of San Felipe (Valparaíso, Chile) (pop: 59,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) ENE of Llaillay (San Felipe de Aconcagua, Valparaíso, Chile) (pop: 16,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) NE of Chicureo Abajo (Chacabuco, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile) (pop: 18,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
110 km (68 mi) WNW of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
112 km (70 mi) NE of Santiago de Chile (Metropolitana, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
115 km (72 mi) NE of Lo Prado (Metropolitana, Chile) (pop: 104,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
148 km (92 mi) WNW of San Martin (pop: 82,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
181 km (112 mi) SW of Ciudad de San Juan (pop: 447,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
185 km (115 mi) SW of Chimbas (San Juan) (pop: 73,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky -8.2°C (17 F), humidity: 64%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.7106 kmMendoza Province, ArgentinaGFZ
5.790 kmVALPARAISO, CHILEEMSC
5.8122 kmMENDOZA (Argentina)INPRES
5.610 kmArgentina: Near MendozaRENASS
5.799 km41 Km ENE of Los Andes, ChileUSGS
5.789 kmMendoza Province, ArgentinaGeoAu
5.7110 kmMendoza Province, ArgentinaUSP

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Lo Barnechea, Santiago de Chile. / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s : Light shaking. Mi novia decía oh my god, oh my god No es para tanto, gracias de todas maneras, le respondí. Me miró enojada y asustada y me dijo: “es por el temblor ahuevonado ! “ y yo que pensaba que la había hecho de oro !! | 6 users found this interesting.  
San Bernardo, Region metropolitana, Chile (127.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 30-60 s : Se escucho un ruido de forma intensiva similar a un camión de gran tonelaje, luego algunas cosas que no tenían buena base se empezaron a caer de mis muebles | 6 users found this interesting.  
Las Cuevas, Departamento de Lujan, Mendoza (17.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vibration and rolling / 15-20 s : Fuerte temblor | 5 users found this interesting.  
Santiago, Chile (119.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 20-30 s : Una sacudida moderada pero nada muy fuerte para lo que es Chile. Diría que ha de ser un 6,0 en escala Richter o algo similar. | 3 users found this interesting.  
Maipo comuna de buin (144.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 10-15 s : Al principio la señal se cayo yo taba jugando al free fire y derrepente se mueven las cosas despacio y despues para y viene mas fuerte | 3 users found this interesting.  
San Juán, Albardón (190.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Sentí un intermedio entre el segundo y tercer caso, fue bastante fuerte, sin embargo sabía que nada iba a salirse de control. | 2 users found this interesting.  
V región (139.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Se sintió más de lo normal, osea mucho más que otros sismos acá en la quinta región, comuna de la ligua, no sabría decir si fue más fuerte por qué han habido temblores que aquí no se sienten siendo de magnitud más alta, pero el de ahora sii y ba | 2 users found this interesting.  
San Bernardo, Provincia de Maipo, Santiago Metropolitan (125.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : Yo estava en la cama durmiendo y de repente se empieza a mover la cama obviamente fue el temblor, no fue tan fuerte pero y gual me asuste y fue muy corto | 2 users found this interesting.  
Maipú Mendoza argentina (113.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Comenzó despacio con sacudones como clave morse y el vaso de agua en mí habitación de notó ondas pequeñas | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Lo Prado, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan (117.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Was in bed on the sixth floor of the hotel. Felt like the bed was being shaken quite strongly. Woke me and my husband. | One user found this interesting.  
Santiago de Chile (118.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 1-2 minutes : Estaba sentada en la cama con los pies en el suelo y sentí como se movían las paredes y los objetos de un lado a otro con sonido de traca traca traca | One user found this interesting.  
calera de tango (132.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 1-2 minutes : recostada se sintio fuerte y duro bastante, eran movimientos fuertes y luego ligeros, luego muy fuerte y ligero que disminuyo lentamente hasta detenerse | One user found this interesting.  
Santiago, Chile. (128.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s : Estaba sentada en una silla, y comenzó con mucho ruido y un balanceo horizontal, de aproximandamente unos 40 segundos que fue aumentando intensidad, sin caída de objetos ni muros. | One user found this interesting.  
Santiago de Chile (111.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 20-30 s : Empezó ligero y se mantuvo hasta casi el final, en donde se sacudía en diferentes direcciones y se sintieron golpes, tardó un poco en ceder la intensidad. | One user found this interesting.  
Ñuñoa (109.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 30-60 s : En el cuarto, estabamos durmiendo y nos despertó, me parecio largo y los perritos se inquietaron muchisimo | One user found this interesting.  
Córdoba, Capital (559.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 minutes : Se movieron las luces, las fotos, etc. Se sintieron algunos crujidos y se sostuvo durante mas de un minuto. | One user found this interesting.  
La Florida, Santiago, Chile (115.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / complex motion difficult to describe / 15-20 s : Comenzó fuerte inmediatamente y tuvo un alza en su período medio, luego declinó lentamente. Se registró con 5.8 con epicentro en Mendoza, Argentina. | One user found this interesting.  
near Puente Alto, Provincia de Cordillera, Santiago Metropolitan (123.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s : En mi cuarto viendo TV. comenso suave con ahumento gradual fuerte y ruido, bajo intensidad de apoco,duro bastante | One user found this interesting.  
Cordoba, Departamento de Capital (560.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s : Se movieron las luces, las fotos, etc. Se sintieron algunos crujidos y se sostuvo durante mas de un minuto. | One user found this interesting.  
Rancagua (186 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 10-15 s : Estaba durmiendo en el colchón en el piso y me desperté esperando con calma a ver si el movimiento aumentaba la fuerza para salir corriendo con mis niñas. | One user found this interesting.  
Paine (151.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / several minutes : Estaba acostada cuando derrepente se escucho un ruido fuerte acompañado de vibración lenta y después sacudida fuerte acompañada con vibración luego bajo intensidad pero seguía temblando ligeramente con vibraciones | One user found this interesting.  
Concón (151.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 minutes : IT was software and irregular. I could hear the noise, like shaking and vibrating but as a soft low voice. The main feeling was that it was very very long. Maybe the longer one I've ever felt. | One user found this interesting.  
Peñaflor, Santiago de Chile (138.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 1-2 minutes : Fue de potencia fuerte,intensa, como un choque, luego, las vibraciones se mantienen por un largo periodo, muchos objetos de la casa se movieron, y postes de alumbrado público también. | One user found this interesting.  
Peñalolén (109.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 30-60 s : Fue fuerte estaba durmiendo y sentí el temblor yo duermo en un camarote arriba lo sentí y baje altiro | One user found this interesting.  
Santiago (110.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : Estaba durmiendo, cuando escucho crujir algo, me despierto y veo como se mueven las lámparas colgantes y era un temblor | One user found this interesting.  
santiago, chile (128.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 minutes : Started as a weak horizontal vibration, then increased to a light horizontal shake in about 10 seconds, then eased back to a weak vibration to rapidly be replaced by another harsher horizontal shake that lasted about 30 seconds, then died down in weak to | One user found this interesting.  
San jose de maipo, duro casi 1 minuto no muy fuert (119 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s : Vino el sonifo y comenzó a moverse mi cama en movimiento horizontal, unos cuantos segundos luego subió de intensidad y siguió asi otros varíos segundos , | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Santiago de chile (111.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Estaba durmiendo, me despertó un primer movimiento de la cama y sonido de las ventanas el segundo me hizo caminar a la puerta | One user found this interesting.  
Maipú (119.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s : Estaba durmiendo y de repente desperté por un temblor más o menos fuerte que se sintió muy movido y duro mas o menos de 10 a 20 segundos. | One user found this interesting.  
Mendoza Argentina (110.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : I was sleeping and the bed was shacked and the things in the library drops. Really very scared. Horrible. I am in 6 floor | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
San Esteban (62.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 5-10 s : Temblor moderado | 2 users found this interesting.  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (26 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Dec 29, 2021 17:17
25 weeks ago
3.1

95 km
33 km NE of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Dec 27, 2021 00:40
25 weeks ago
2.6

114 km
86 km NW of Mendoza, Guaymallén, Mendoza, ArgentinaMore
Dec 14, 2021 20:11
27 weeks ago
3.0

123 km
Mendoza, Argentina, 61 km E of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Dec 10, 2021 00:29
28 weeks ago
2.5

123 km
San Juan, Argentina, 97 km NE of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Dec 9, 2021 04:53
28 weeks ago
3.3

78 km
88 km W of Mendoza, Guaymallén, Mendoza, ArgentinaMore
Dec 8, 2021 19:41
28 weeks ago
2.7

120 km
Mendoza, 95 km NE of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, ChileMore
Dec 7, 2021 10:16
28 weeks ago
2.7

92 km
43 km NE of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Dec 5, 2021 19:54
28 weeks ago
2.8

138 km
San Juan, Argentina, 76 km NE of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Dec 4, 2021 20:07
28 weeks ago
2.7

119 km
San Juan, Argentina, 75 km NE of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Dec 4, 2021 12:37
28 weeks ago
2.5

7 km
89 km W of Mendoza, Guaymallén, Mendoza, ArgentinaMore
Dec 1, 2021 15:46
29 weeks ago
2.6

118 km
Mendoza, 50 km E of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Dec 1, 2021 09:25
29 weeks ago
2.8

123 km
Mendoza, Argentina, 62 km E of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Nov 25, 2021 03:18
30 weeks ago - felt
3.7

108 km
41 km E of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Nov 24, 2021 10:13
30 weeks ago
3.1

124 km
San Juan, Argentina, 93 km NE of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Nov 19, 2021 21:47
31 weeks ago
3.0

134 km
San Juan, 89 km NW of Mendoza, Guaymallén, Mendoza, ArgentinaMore
Nov 19, 2021 07:26
31 weeks ago
2.9

120 km
San Juan, Argentina, 77 km NE of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Nov 19, 2021 02:19
31 weeks ago
3.1

128 km
73 km W of Mendoza, Guaymallén, Mendoza, ArgentinaMore
Nov 18, 2021 08:59
31 weeks ago
2.6

127 km
78 km NW of Mendoza, Guaymallén, Mendoza, ArgentinaMore
Nov 18, 2021 04:10
31 weeks ago
2.9

110 km
Mendoza, Argentina, 66 km E of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Nov 6, 2021 15:05
32 weeks ago
2.9

114 km
Mendoza, Argentina, 48 km E of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Nov 4, 2021 15:30
33 weeks ago
2.6

112 km
Mendoza, Argentina, 53 km E of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Nov 4, 2021 09:22
33 weeks ago
3.1

108 km
Mendoza, Argentina, 47 km E of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Nov 4, 2021 05:44
33 weeks ago
3.0

106 km
Mendoza, Argentina, 50 km E of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Nov 3, 2021 22:49
33 weeks ago
3.0

116 km
Mendoza, Argentina, 53 km E of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Nov 3, 2021 07:08
33 weeks ago
3.2

113 km
Mendoza, Argentina, 48 km E of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore
Nov 3, 2021 04:00
33 weeks ago
2.7

109 km
Mendoza, 52 km E of Los Andes, Region de Valparaiso, ChileMore

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