Leve terremoto magnitud 4.8 - Departamento de Poman, 38 km SSW of Andalgala, Departamento de Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina, viernes, 09 oct. 2020 -

Leve terremoto magnitud 4.8 - Departamento de Poman, 38 km SSW of Andalgala, Departamento de Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina, viernes, 09 oct. 2020

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 168 km depth

9 Oct 08:59 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 3 minutos.
9 Oct 09:02: Profundidad recalculada de 249.0 a 170.0 km (de 155 a 106 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 23 km (14 mi) al E.
9 Oct 09:14: Magnitud recalculada de 5.0 a 4.8. Profundidad recalculada de 170.0 a 168.0 km (de 106 a 104 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 6.7 km (4.2 mi) al N.
Fecha & hora: 9 Oct 2020 08:55:51 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 9 Oct 5:55 am (GMT -3)
Magnitud: 4.8
Profundidad: 168.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 27.89°S / 66.48°W (Departamento de Poman, Provincia de Catamarca, Argentina)
Volcán mas cercano: Robledo (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km al SSO de Andalgala (pop: 14,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
58 km al NO de Mutquin (pop: 1,210) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
62 km al NNO de Poman (pop: 3,390) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
65 km al SE de La Puerta de San José (Departamento de Belén) (pop: 1,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
67 km al ESE de Londres (pop: 2,630) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
70 km al ONO de El Rodeo (pop: 1,080) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
94 km al NO de San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
1073 km al NO de Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 16.5°C (62 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from WSW
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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.
M 4.8168 kmCatamarca Province, ArgentinaGFZ
M 5.0176 km5.0 Catamarca, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.8207 km35 Km SSW of Andalgala, ArgentinaINPRES
M 5.0152 km34 Km S of Andalgalá, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.9152 kmCatamarca Province, ArgentinaUSP

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