Terremoto leve mag. 4.0 - 51 km WSW of Antofagasta de la Sierra, Catamarca, Argentina, Saturday, 22 Aug. 2020 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.0 - 51 km WSW of Antofagasta de la Sierra, Catamarca, Argentina, Saturday, 22 Aug. 2020

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.0 at 104 km depth

22 Aug 08:22 UTC: Primero en informar: INPRES después de 5 minutos.
Aug 22 12:58: Magnitud recalculada de 3.9 a 4.0.
Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 104.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 22 Aug 2020 08:16:43 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 22/08/2020 05:16:43
Magnitud: 4
Profundidad: 104.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 26.212°S / 67.885°W (Departamento de Antofagasta de la Sierra, Provincia de Catamarca, Argentina)
Volcán mas cercano: Antofagasta de la Sierra (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km al OSO de Antofagasta de la Sierra (pop: 500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
260 km al ONO de Monteros (Tucuman) (pop: 23,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
263 km al ONO de Aguilares (Río Chico, Tucuman) (pop: 32,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
264 km al ONO de Famailla (Famaillá, Tucuman) (pop: 31,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
264 km al ONO de Yerba Buena (Tucuman) (pop: 50,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
268 km al O de Tafi Viejo (Tucuman) (pop: 48,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
274 km al ONO de San Miguel de Tucumán (Tucuman) (pop: 781,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
282 km al ONO de Alderetes (Tucuman) (pop: 38,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
295 km al SO de Ciudad de Salta (pop: 512,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
326 km al NO de San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: INPRES
Energía liberada estimada: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.0104 km166 km N of Fiambalá, ArgentinaINPRES
3.910 kmCatamarca, ArgentinaEMSC

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