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Terremoto leve mag. 4.6 - 50 km W of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, Argentina, 30 Apr 2:04 am (GMT -3)

Terremoto leve mag. 4.6 - 50 km W of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, Argentina, 30 Apr 2:04 am (GMT -3) Terremoto leve mag. 4.6 - 50 km W of Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, Argentina, 30 Apr 2:04 am (GMT -3)

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.6 a 249 km de profundidad

30 Apr 05:08 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 4 minutos.
30 Apr 05:12: Magnitud recalculada de 4.8 a 4.7. Profundidad recalculada de 272.0 a 264.0 km (de 169 a 164 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 2.4 km (1.5 mi) al NNE.
30 Apr 11:20: Magnitud recalculada de 4.7 a 4.6. Profundidad recalculada de 264.0 a 249.0 km (de 164 a 155 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 7.3 km (4.5 mi) al E.
Update Fri, 30 Apr 2021, 05:12

Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.8 just reported 58 km west of Abra Pampa, Argentina

4.8 quake 30 Apr 2:04 am (GMT -3)
4.8 quake 30 Apr 2:04 am (GMT -3)
Just 8 minutes ago, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Abra Pampa, Departamento de Cochinoca, Jujuy, Argentina. The tremor was recorded early morning on Friday 30 April 2021 at 2:04 am local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 272 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.4.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Abra Pampa (pop. 9,400) located 58 km from the epicenter. In El Aguilar (pop. 3,700, 77 km away), and Villazon (pop. 30,300, 102 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora30 Apr 2021 05:04:23 UTC
Hora local en el epicentro30 Apr 2:04 am (GMT -3)
Prof.249.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud22.76°S / 66.18°W (Departamento de Cochinoca, Provincia de Jujuy, Argentina)
Antipode22.76°N / 113.82°E
Intensidad del temblorTemblor muy débil
Sentido0 informes
Fuente primaria de datosGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Volcán mas cercanoUturuncu (109 km / 68 mi)
Lugares cercanos50 km al O de Abra Pampa (Cochinoca) (pop: 9,430) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
72 km al NO de El Aguilar (pop: 3,660) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
95 km al SO de La Quiaca (Yavi) (pop: 14,800) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
96 km al SO de Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí, Bolivia) (pop: 30,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
98 km al ONO de Humahuaca (pop: 11,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
183 km al NNO de San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
184 km al NO de Libertador General San Martin (pop: 49,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
194 km al NNO de Palpala (pop: 48,200) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
212 km al NO de San Pedro de Jujuy (pop: 58,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
239 km al NNO de Ciudad de Salta (pop: 512,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoClear Sky 1.9°C (35 F), humidity: 54%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NNW
Energía sísmica estimada liberada5 x 1011 joules (139 MWh, equivalente a 120 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.6249 kmJujuy Province, ArgentinaGFZ
4.9267 kmJUJUY (Argentina)INPRES
4.7249 km44 Km W of Abra Pampa, ArgentinaUSGS
4.7250 km190 Km Al NE De Socaire, ArgentinaGUG (U. Chile)
4.6271 kmJujuy Province, ArgentinaUSP


Seismic station: Las Campanas Astronomical Observatory, Chile (LCO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 829 km / 515 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Las Campanas Astronomical Observatory, Chile: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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