Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - 47 km W of Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina, Tuesday, 30 Mar. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - 47 km W of Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina, Tuesday, 30 Mar. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.4 at 91 km depth

30 Mar 21:42 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 7 minutos.
30 Mar 22:00: Magnitud recalculada de 4.2 a 4.4. Profundidad recalculada de 130.0 a 163.0 km (de 81 a 101 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 12 km (7.4 mi) al O.
30 Mar 22:05: Profundidad recalculada de 163.0 a 94.0 km (de 101 a 58 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 31 km (20 mi) al ESE.
30 Mar 22:06: Profundidad recalculada de 94.0 a 91.0 km (de 58 a 57 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 11 km (7 mi) al NE.
Update Tue, 30 Mar 2021, 21:48
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Tinogasta, Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina
4.2 quake 30 Mar 6:34 pm (GMT -3)
4.2 quake 30 Mar 6:34 pm (GMT -3)
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Argentina near Tinogasta, Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, only 13 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early evening on Tuesday 30 March 2021 at 6:34 pm local time at an intermediate depth of 130 km. 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.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Tinogasta (pop. 14,500, 71 km away), Vinchina (pop. 2,800, 76 km away), and Fiambala (pop. 8,100, 80 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 30 Mar 2021 21:34:53 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Tuesday, 30 Mar 2021 18:34 (GMT -3)
Magnitud: 4.4
Profundidad: 91.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 28.12°S / 68.04°W (Departamento de Tinogasta, Provincia de Catamarca, Argentina)
Volcán mas cercano: Tipas (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km al O de Tinogasta (pop: 14,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
65 km al SO de Fiambala (pop: 8,060) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
73 km al NNE de Vinchina (La Rioja) (pop: 2,830) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
100 km al OSO de Londres (pop: 2,630) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
127 km al NNO de Chilecito (La Rioja) (pop: 42,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
185 km al NO de Ciudad de La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
224 km al O de San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
224 km al O de San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
313 km al OSO de San Miguel de Tucumán (Tucuman) (pop: 781,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
522 km al NO de Córdoba (Cordoba) (pop: 1,428,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 4.2°C (39 F), humidity: 46%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from SSE
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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.
RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.491 kmLA RIOJA, ARGENTINAEMSC
4.2125 kmCATAMARCA (Argentina)INPRES
4.4163 kmLa Rioja Province, ArgentinaGFZ
4.494 km55 Km WSW of Tinogasta, ArgentinaUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

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477.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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