Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Departamento de Iglesia, 250 km north of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Monday, 5 Apr 2021 6:46 pm (GMT -3) -

Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Departamento de Iglesia, 250 km north of San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina, on Monday, 5 Apr 2021 6:46 pm (GMT -3)

Séisme mineur magnitude 2.9 at 123 km depth

5 Apr 21:52 UTC: Premier à signaler: INPRES après 6 minutes.
5 Apr 22:18: Magnitude recalculée de 2.6 à 2.9. Profondeur recalculée de 127.0 à 123.0 km (de 79 à 76 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 6.1 km (3.8 mi) au E.
Date & time: 5 Apr 2021 21:46:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: lundi, 5 avril 2021 18:46 (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 2.9
Profondeur: 123.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.441°S / 69.478°W (Departamento de Iglesia, San Juan, Argentine)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km NO de San José de Jachal (pop: 21,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
136 km ENE de Vicuña (Coquimbo Region, Chili) (pop: 13,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
157 km SE de Vallenar (Atacama, Chili) (pop: 44,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
179 km ENE de La Serena (Coquimbo Region, Chili) (pop: 154,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
189 km ENE de Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region, Chili) (pop: 161,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
195 km O de Chilecito (La Rioja) (pop: 42,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
210 km NE de Ovalle (Coquimbo Region, Chili) (pop: 77,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
235 km ONO de San Agustin de Valle Fértil (Valle Fértil) (pop: 6,860) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
241 km SO de Tinogasta (Catamarca) (pop: 14,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
250 km NNO de San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 2.3°C (36 F), humidity: 13%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
2.9123 kmSAN JUAN (Argentina)INPRES

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