Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Departamento de General Lamadrid, 247 km northwest of La Rioja, Departamento de Capital, La Rioja, Argentina, on 10/11/2014 06:08:20

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Departamento de General Lamadrid, 247 km northwest of La Rioja, Departamento de Capital, La Rioja, Argentina, on 10/11/2014 06:08:20

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 119 km depth

10 Nov 09:18 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 10 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 128.0 to 119.0 km.
Date & time: 10 Nov 2014 09:08:20 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 10/11/2014 06:08:20
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 119.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.364°S / 69.091°W (Departamento de General Lamadrid, La Rioja, Argentina)
Nearest volcano: Copiapo (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) WNW of Vinchina (pop: 2,830) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WSW of Tinogasta (Catamarca) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) E of Vallenar (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) SE of Copiapo (Atacama, Chile) (pop: 129,300) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 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!
247 km (154 mi) WNW of La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) W of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (260 mi) WSW of Tucuman (pop: 781,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1230 km (764 mi) WNW of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.0119 kmLA RIOJA (Argentina)INPRES
M 5.087 kmLa Rioja Province, ArgentinaGFZ
M 4.888 km LA RIOJA, ARGENTINAEMSC
M 4.890 km84km WNW of Vinchina, ArgentinaUSGS
M 5.1114 km133 km al E de Alto del CarmenGUG (U. Chile)

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Departamento de General Lamadrid, 247 km northwest of La Rioja, Departamento de Capital, La Rioja, Argentina, 10/11/2014 06:08:20

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