Sismo muy débil mag. 2.8 - Departamento de Los Andes, 201 km WNW of Ciudad de Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, Argentina, lunes, 18 ene. 2021 -

Sismo muy débil mag. 2.8 - Departamento de Los Andes, 201 km WNW of Ciudad de Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, Argentina, lunes, 18 ene. 2021

Sismo muy débil magnitud 2.8 at 179 km depth

18 Jan 12:26 UTC: Primero en informar: INPRES después de 7 minutos.
18 Jan 13:02: Profundidad recalculada de 172.0 a 179.0 km (de 107 a 111 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 7.3 km (4.5 mi) al NNE.
Fecha & hora: 18 Jan 2021 12:19:32 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: lunes, 18 ene 2021 09:19 (GMT -3)
Magnitud: 2.8
Profundidad: 179.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 24.231°S / 67.298°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Provincia de Salta, Argentina)
Volcán mas cercano: Aracar (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km al O de San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
136 km al O de Santa Rosa de Tastil (pop: 2,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
184 km al ONO de Campo Quijano (pop: 5,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
200 km al SO de El Aguilar (Jujuy) (pop: 3,660) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
201 km al ONO de Ciudad de Salta (pop: 512,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
205 km al ONO de El Carril (Chicoana) (pop: 9,780) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
207 km al OSO de Tilcara (Jujuy) (pop: 5,640) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
229 km al OSO de Humahuaca (Jujuy) (pop: 11,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
234 km al SO de Abra Pampa (Cochinoca, Jujuy) (pop: 9,430) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
258 km al SE de Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 7.3°C (45 F), humidity: 57%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from S
Fuente primaria de datos: INPRES
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 2.8179 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES

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