Terremoto leve mag. 4.7 - 99 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, Monday, 23 Mar. 2020 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.7 - 99 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina, Monday, 23 Mar. 2020

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.7 at 145 km depth

23 Mar 16:36 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 3 minutos.
Profundidad recalculada de 186.0 a 154.0 km.
Mar 24 14:18: Magnitud recalculada de 4.9 a 4.7.
Profundidad recalculada de 154.0 a 145.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 23 Mar 2020 16:33:16 UTC -
Magnitud: 4.7
Profundidad: 145.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 24.29°S / 67.29°W (Departamento de Los Andes, Provincia de Salta, Argentina)
Volcán mas cercano: Incaguasi (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km al O de San Antonio de los Cobres (pop: 4,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
198 km al ONO de Ciudad de Salta (pop: 512,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
202 km al O de San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
211 km al O de Palpala (Jujuy) (pop: 48,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
246 km al O de San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
260 km al OSO de Libertador General San Martin (Jujuy) (pop: 49,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
263 km al SE de Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
328 km al OSO de San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (pop: 74,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
350 km al NO de San Miguel de Tucumán (Tucuman) (pop: 781,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
407 km al OSO de Tartagal (pop: 60,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.7145 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ
4.7154 kmSalta, ArgentinaEMSC
4.7155 km100km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, ArgentinaUSGS
5.0147 km72 km al SE de Socaire (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)
4.1172 kmSALTA (Argentina)INPRES
4.7145 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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