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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Jujuy, 66 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022 at 10:48 pm (GMT -3) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Jujuy, 66 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022 at 10:48 pm (GMT -3) Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Jujuy, 66 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, on Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022 at 10:48 pm (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 203 km depth

5 Oct 01:53 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
5 Oct 02:01: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 190.0 to 200.0 km (from 118 to 124 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.9 km (2.4 mi) towards SSE.
5 Oct 02:04: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 5, 2022 01:48:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Oct 4, 2022 at 10:48 pm (GMT -3)
Depth202.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude24.0426°S / 66.9408°W (Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, Argentina)
Antipode24.043°N / 113.059°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoCordon de Puntas Negras (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities66 km (41 mi) WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta) (pop: 4,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
168 km (104 mi) W of Jujuy (pop: 305,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
176 km (109 mi) WNW of Salta (pop: 512,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
177 km (110 mi) W of Palpala (pop: 48,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
212 km (131 mi) W of San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
220 km (137 mi) W of Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
269 km (167 mi) SE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
285 km (177 mi) WSW of Oran (Salta) (pop: 74,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky -1°C (30 F), humidity: 10%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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.
4.4203 kmSalta, ArgentinaUSGS
4.4203 kmSalta Province, ArgentinaRaspberryShake
4.2205 kmSalta Province, ArgentinaGFZ
4.410 kmSalta Province, ArgentinaIRIS


Seismic station: Las Campanas Astronomical Observatory, Chile (LCO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 667 km / 414 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Las Campanas Astronomical Observatory, Chile: 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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