Major magnitude. 7.0 earthquake - Jujuy, Argentina, on Monday, 24 May 1993 at 23:51 (GMT)

Major magnitude. 7.0 earthquake  - Jujuy, Argentina, on Monday, 24 May 1993 at 23:51 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 221 km depth

Date & time: 24 May 1993 11:51:28 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 7.0
Profondeur: 221.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.671°S / 66.543°W (Argentine)
Volcan le plus près: Cerros de Tocopuri (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km WNW de Mina Pirquitas (Jujuy)
18 km W de Mina Ajedrez (Jujuy)
23 km SSW de Loma Blanca (Jujuy)
87 km W de Abra Pampa (Cochinoca, Jujuy) (pop: 9,430)
116 km SW de La Quiaca (Yavi, Jujuy) (pop: 14,800)
212 km NW de San Salvador de Jujuy (pop: 305,900)
262 km NNW de Salta (pop: 512,700)
481 km NNW de Tucuman (pop: 781,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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M 7.0221 kmJujuy, ArgentinaUSGS
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