Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.0 - Jujuy, Argentina, lunes, 24 may. 1993

Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.0 - Jujuy, Argentina, lunes, 24 may. 1993

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 221 km depth

Fecha & hora: 24 May 1993 11:51:28 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 7.0
Profundidad: 221.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 22,671°S / 66,543°W (Argentina)
Volcán mas cercano: Cerros de Tocopuri (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km al W de Abra Pampa (Cochinoca, Jujuy) (pop: 9,430)
116 km al SW de La Quiaca (Yavi, Jujuy) (pop: 14,800)
136 km al WNW de Humahuaca (Jujuy) (pop: 11,400)
212 km al NW de San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900)
219 km al NW de Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300)
233 km al WNW de San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (Salta) (pop: 74,100)
589 km al S de Cochabamba (Bolivia) (pop: 900,400)
647 km al SSW de Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia) (pop: 1,364,400)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) More info
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 7.0221 kmJujuy, ArgentinaUSGS
M 7.0221 kmJujuy, ArgentinaUSGS
Note: for quakes of 2012 and earlier, our database often contains only records from USGS.

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it be the first to report it!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Aftershocks of the M 7.0 terremoto: Jujuy, Argentina Mon, 24 May 23h51

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Muy fuerte terremoto magnitud 7.0 - Jujuy, Argentina, lunes, 24 may. 1993
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
 

Más en VolcanoDiscovery

 
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery y otras fuentes como se ha señalado.
Uso de material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.