Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Departamento de Tinogasta, 96 km northwest of Puerta de Corral Quemado, Departamento de Belén, Catamarca, Argentina, on 4 May 10:15 am (GMT -3) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Departamento de Tinogasta, 96 km northwest of Puerta de Corral Quemado, Departamento de Belén, Catamarca, Argentina, on 4 May 10:15 am (GMT -3)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.6 at 10 km depth

4 May 13:21 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 6 minutes.
Update Tue, 4 May 2021, 13:27
Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes near Puerta de Corral Quemado, Departamento de Belén, Catamarca, Argentina
4.6 quake 4 May 10:15 am (GMT -3)
4.6 quake 4 May 10:15 am (GMT -3)
A shallow magnitude 4.6 earthquake was reported in the morning near Puerta de Corral Quemado, Departamento de Belén, Catamarca, Argentina.
According to the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the quake hit on Tuesday 4 May 2021 at 10:15 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Antofagasta de la Sierra (pop. 500) located 76 km from the epicenter, and Puerta de Corral Quemado (pop. 1,600) 96 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 4 May 2021 13:15:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 4 May 10:15 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.6
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.69°S / 67.69°W (Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentine)
Volcan le plus près: Robledo (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km SSO de Antofagasta de la Sierra (pop: 500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
96 km NO de Puerta de Corral Quemado (Departamento de Belén) (pop: 1,630) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
222 km ONO de Aguilares (Río Chico, Tucuman) (pop: 32,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
230 km O de Famailla (Famaillá, Tucuman) (pop: 31,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
236 km O de Yerba Buena (Tucuman) (pop: 50,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
242 km O de Tafi Viejo (Tucuman) (pop: 48,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
246 km O de San Miguel de Tucumán (Tucuman) (pop: 781,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
273 km NO de San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
273 km NO de San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
311 km SO de Salta (pop: 512,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 4.3°C (40 F), humidity: 32%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from N
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
4.610 kmCatamarca Province, ArgentinaGFZ
4.47 kmCATAMARCA (Argentina)INPRES
4.610 km4.6 CATAMARCA, ARGENTINAEMSC

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