Terremoto leve mag. 4.6 - 96 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, sábado, 23 ene. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.6 - 96 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, sábado, 23 ene. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.6 at 190 km depth

23 Jan 11:28 UTC: Primero en informar: INPRES después de 5 minutos.
23 Jan 16:10: Magnitud recalculada de 4.4 a 4.6. Profundidad recalculada de 187.0 a 190.0 km (de 116 a 118 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 4.7 km (2.9 mi) al NE.
Update Sat, 23 Jan 2021, 11:33
Light tremor of magnitude 4.4 just reported 99 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina
4.4 quake 23 Jan 8:22 am (GMT -3)
4.4 quake 23 Jan 8:22 am (GMT -3)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred only 10 minutes ago 99 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina, INPRES reported.
The quake hit at an intermediate to considerable depth of 187 km beneath the epicenter near San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, in the morning on Saturday 23 January 2021 at 8:22 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.6 earthquake. A third agency, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.5.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In San Antonio de los Cobres (pop. 4,000, 99 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 23 Jan 2021 11:22:54 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: sábado, 23 ene 2021 08:22 (GMT -3)
Magnitud: 4.6
Profundidad: 190.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 24.29°S / 67.258°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Provincia de Salta, Argentina)
Volcán mas cercano: Aracar (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km al O de San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
195 km al ONO de Ciudad de Salta (pop: 512,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
199 km al O de San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
208 km al O de Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
243 km al O de San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
257 km al OSO de Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
325 km al OSO de San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (pop: 74,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
338 km al NO de Tafi Viejo (Tucuman) (pop: 48,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
348 km al NO de San Miguel de Tucumán (Tucuman) (pop: 781,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
404 km al OSO de Tartagal (pop: 60,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 7°C (45 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from ESE
Fuente primaria de datos: INPRES
Energía liberada estimada: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 4.6190 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES
M 4.5175 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ
M 4.5194 kmSALTA, ARGENTINAEMSC
M 4.7172 km102 Km Al SE De Socaire, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.5189 km100 Km W of San Antonio De Los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
M 4.5182 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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