Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Departamento de General Lamadrid, 92 km northwest of Vinchina, Argentina, on Sunday, 14 September 2014 at 05:33 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 107 km depth
14 Sep 06:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 37 minutes.
Depth: 107.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.36°S / 69.03°W (Departamento de General Lamadrid, La Rioja, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
92 km (57 mi) WNW of Vinchina (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) WSW of Tinogasta (Catamarca) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SE of Copiapo (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) E of Vallenar (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) WNW of Chilecito (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) N of San José de Jachal (San Juan) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (151 mi) WNW of La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) W of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) WSW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1225 km (761 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||107 km||Chile-Argentina Border Region||GFZ|
|M 4.6||94 km||107km WNW of Vinchina, Argentina||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Departamento de General Lamadrid, 92 km northwest of Vinchina, Argentina, 14 September 2014 05:33 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 10 Nov 2014 09:08 UTC| M 5.0 |119 km (73.9 mi) depth|6 km (4 mi) distance| INPRES | Details
- 19 Sep 2014 16:15 UTC| M 4.0 |119 km (73.9 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| INPRES | Details