Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 44 km west of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Tuesday, Jun 28, 2022 at 11:44 am (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 44 km west of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Tuesday, Jun 28, 2022 at 11:44 am (GMT -3) Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 44 km west of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Tuesday, Jun 28, 2022 at 11:44 am (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 111 km depth

28 Jun 14:52 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 8 minutes.
28 Jun 14:56: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 174.0 to 108.0 km (from 108 to 67 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 46 km (28 mi) towards E.
28 Jun 15:07: Now using data updates from USGS
3 Jul 18:24: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 112.4 to 111.0 km (from 70 to 69 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.3 km (2.1 mi) towards E.
Update Tue, 28 Jun 2022, 15:00
Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes near Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina
4.6 quake 28 Jun 11:44 am (GMT -3)
4.6 quake 28 Jun 11:44 am (GMT -3)
Just 16 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Tuesday, June 28th, 2022, at 11:44 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 108 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), which listed it as a magnitude 4.6 earthquake as well. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.6.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Villa Basilio Nievas (pop. 4,000) located 25 km from the epicenter, Pocito (pop. 41,000) 39 km away, Ciudad de San Juan (pop. 447,000) 44 km away, Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop. 19,100) 45 km away, Chimbas (pop. 73,800) 46 km away, Santa Lucia (pop. 43,600) 48 km away, Albardon (pop. 20,400) 48 km away, and Caucete (pop. 33,600) 67 km away.
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Earthquake data

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 28, 2022 14:44:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Jun 28, 2022 at 11:44 am (GMT -3)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.5
Depth111.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude31.5582°S / 69.0212°W (Departamento de Zonda, San Juan, Argentina)
Antipode31.558°N / 110.979°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoTupungatito (217 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities27 km (17 mi) W of Villa Basilio Nievas (pop: 4,040) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) WNW of Pocito (pop: 41,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) W of Ciudad de San Juan (pop: 447,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) W of Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) W of Chimbas (pop: 73,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) W of Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
149 km (93 mi) N of Mendoza (pop: 876,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
261 km (162 mi) NE of Santiago de Chile (Metropolitana, Chile) (pop: 4,837,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 5.6°C (42 F), humidity: 15%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from NW
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.5111 km27 Km W of Villa Basilio Nievas, ArgentinaUSGS
4.5115 kmSAN JUAN, ARGENTINAEMSC
4.6108 kmSan Juan Province, ArgentinaGFZ
4.5112 kmSan Juan Province, ArgentinaRaspberryShake

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