Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Departamento de Zonda, 36 km west of Pocito, San Juan, Argentina, on Friday, 22 Jan 2021 12:25 pm (GMT -3) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.4 quake Departamento de Sarmiento, 20 km southwest of Pocito, San Juan, Argentina, 18 Jan 2021 11:46 pm (GMT -3), which had occurred 4 jours earlier.
Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Departamento de Zonda, 36 km west of Pocito, San Juan, Argentina, on Friday, 22 Jan 2021 12:25 pm (GMT -3)

Séisme très faible magnitude 2.8 at 13 km depth

22 Jan 15:32 UTC: Premier à signaler: INPRES après 6 minutes.
22 Jan 15:48: Magnitude recalculée de 2.6 à 2.8. Profondeur recalculée de 10.0 à 13.0 km (de 6.2 à 8.1 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 5.9 km (3.7 mi) au WNW.
Date & time: 22 Jan 2021 15:25:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: vendredi, 22 janv. 2021 12:25 (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 2.8
Profondeur: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.762°S / 68.953°W (Departamento de Zonda, San Juan, Argentine)
Volcan le plus près: Tupungatito (198 km / 123 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km SO de Villa Basilio Nievas (pop: 4,040) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
36 km OSO de Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
47 km OSO de San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
49 km SO de Villa Paula de Sarmiento (pop: 19,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
50 km OSO de Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
50 km SO de Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
54 km SO de Albardon (pop: 20,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
65 km OSO de Caucete (pop: 33,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
126 km N de Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
247 km NE de Santiago du Chili (Santiago Metropolitan, Chili) (pop: 4,837,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 26%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from E
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
2.813 kmSAN JUAN (Argentina)INPRES

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