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Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - 77 km north of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina, on Sunday, Jun 12, 2022 at 2:49 pm (GMT -3) -

Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - 77 km north of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina, on Sunday, Jun 12, 2022 at 2:49 pm (GMT -3) Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - 77 km north of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina, on Sunday, Jun 12, 2022 at 2:49 pm (GMT -3)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 123 km depth

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 12, 2022 17:49:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Jun 12, 2022 at 2:49 pm (GMT -3)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3
Depth123.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude28.498°S / 67.73°W (Departamento de Famatina, La Rioja, Argentina)
Antipode28.498°N / 112.27°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceINPRES
Nearest volcanoTipas (165 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities51 km (32 mi) SSW of Tinogasta (Catamarca) (pop: 14,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Vinchina (pop: 2,830) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) NNW of Chilecito (pop: 42,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) W of Arauco (pop: 13,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) S of Fiambala (Catamarca) (pop: 8,060) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
112 km (69 mi) NW of Villa Bustos (pop: 2,170) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
133 km (83 mi) NW of Rioja (pop: 162,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
172 km (107 mi) SW of Andalgala (Catamarca) (pop: 14,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.0123 kmLA RIOJA (Argentina)INPRES

Seismograms

Seismic station: El Transito (AC05/C1 network) | Distance from quake: 251 km / 156 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station El Transito: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

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