Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - 43 km WSW of Albardon, San Juan, Argentina, jueves, 15 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - 43 km WSW of Albardon, San Juan, Argentina, jueves, 15 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 123 km depth

15 Oct 02:23 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 4 minutos.
15 Oct 02:26: Profundidad recalculada de 156.0 a 123.0 km (de 97 a 76 mi).
Fecha & hora: 15 Oct 2020 02:20:10 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 14 Oct 11:20 pm (GMT -3)
Magnitud: 5.1
Profundidad: 123.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 31,56°S / 68,95°W (Argentina)
Volcán mas cercano: Tupungatito (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km al W de Villa Basilio Nievas (pop: 4,040)
37 km al WNW de Pocito (pop: 41,000)
39 km al W de Ciudad de San Juan (pop: 447,000)
43 km al WSW de Albardon (pop: 20,400)
51 km al ESE de Calingasta (pop: 8,180)
64 km al W de Caucete (pop: 33,600)
148 km al N de Ciudad de Mendoza (pop: 876,900)
264 km al NE de Santiago de Chile (Chile) (pop: 4,837,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 12.4°C (54 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from N
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ
Energía liberada estimada: 2,8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.1123 km- 16 km W of Villa Basilio Nievas, ArgentinaGFZ
M 5.1122 kmSAN JUAN (Argentina)INPRES
M 4.9106 kmSan Juan, ArgentinaEMSC
M 4.9103 km16 Km W of Villa Basilio Nievas, ArgentinaUSGS
M 5.0116 km61 Km Al O De San Juan., ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
M 5.1107 kmSan Juan Province, ArgentinaGeoAu
M 5.061 kmSan Juan Province, ArgentinaUSP
M 5.1107 kmSan Juan Province, ArgentinaGeoAu

User reports for this quake (17)

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1057.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Mendoza Argentina (150.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Muy suave (reported through our app)
1048.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
42.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
266.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Fue muy débil (reported through our app)
1034.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt : De capital federal, no lo sentimos (reported through our app)
418 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
152.5 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
456.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
145.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
147.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
chimbas / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 1-2 s
(Argentina, 43 km E of epicenter) : El sismo fue corto en duración y violento. (desde un 2do piso) (reported through EMSC)
Villa Nueva (Argentina, 154 km S of epicenter) : Se meció un rato (reported through EMSC)
Las Heras (Argentina, 149 km S of epicenter) : Fue cortó muy fuerte con un solo golpe. (reported through EMSC)
San Juan (Argentina, 46 km E of epicenter) : Sentí dos movimientos horizontales muy fuertes (reported through EMSC)
San Juan (Argentina, 46 km E of epicenter) : Fuerte y corto (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the M 5.1 terremoto: 43 km west de Albardon, San Juan, Argentina Thu, 15 Oct 02h20

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (28 quakes):
  • 01 dic 2020 10:02 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    103 km (64 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 27 nov 2020 21:30 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    110 km (68,4 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 26 nov 2020 22:31 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    102 km (63,4 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 26 nov 2020 00:24 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    98 km (60,9 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 23 nov 2020 22:22 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    97 km (60,3 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 23 nov 2020 09:19 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    108 km (67,1 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 18 nov 2020 17:36 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    20 km (12,4 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 17 nov 2020 04:35 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    105 km (65,2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 15 nov 2020 13:35 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    115 km (71,5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 15 nov 2020 02:22 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    108 km (67,1 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 12 nov 2020 14:51 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    104 km (64,6 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 10 nov 2020 04:19 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    115 km (71,5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 10 nov 2020 03:00 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    102 km (63,4 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 08 nov 2020 01:36 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    108 km (67,1 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 07 nov 2020 06:00 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    115 km (71,5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 06 nov 2020 04:37 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    110 km (68,4 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • Show all

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - 43 km WSW of Albardon, San Juan, Argentina, jueves, 15 oct. 2020

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