Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 63km SW of Vinchina, Argentina on Thursday, 27 March 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - Departamento de Coronel Felipe Varela, 64 km a sud ovest da Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina, giovedì, 27 marzo 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - Departamento de Coronel Felipe Varela, 64 km a sud ovest da Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina, giovedì, 27 marzo 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

28 Mar 00:12 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 21 minuti.
Data & ora: 27 Mar 2014 23:50:52 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Thursday, March 27, 2014 20:50:52
Magnitudine: 5.5
Profondità: 9.9 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 29.1297°S / 68.7083°W (Departamento de Coronel Felipe Varela, La Rioja, Argentina)
Vulcano più vicino: Copiapo (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km SO da Vinchina (pop: 2,830) --> Vedi sismi vicini
118 km O da Chilecito (pop: 42,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
124 km N da San José de Jachal (San Juan) (pop: 21,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
183 km O da La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
262 km N da Chimbas (San Juan) (pop: 73,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
268 km N da San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
269 km N da Santa Lucia (San Juan) (pop: 43,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
294 km OSO da San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
504 km ONO da Córdoba (Cordoba) (pop: 1,428,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
1150 km ONO da Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires F.D.) (pop: 13,076,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.721 kmLA RIOJA (Argentina)INPRES
M 5.610 kmSan Juan Province, ArgentinaGFZ
M 5.62 km LA RIOJA, ARGENTINAEMSC
M 5.59.9 km63km SW of Vinchina, ArgentinaUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake Departamento de Coronel Felipe Varela, 64 km southwest of Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina, Thursday, March 27, 2014 20:50:52

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (59 quakes):
  • 20 May 2014 16:57 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    54 km (33.6 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 17 May 2014 19:07 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    116 km (72.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 14 May 2014 23:08 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 12 May 2014 19:58 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 26 Apr 2014 16:56 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 26 Apr 2014 16:56 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 24 Apr 2014 01:42 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 23 Apr 2014 18:05 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 21 Apr 2014 05:34 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    111 km (69 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 18 Apr 2014 05:18 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    109 km (67.7 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 07 Apr 2014 19:25 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 07 Apr 2014 03:41 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 06 Apr 2014 04:04 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 05 Apr 2014 18:36 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 04 Apr 2014 18:54 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
  • 04 Apr 2014 14:33 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | INPRES | Details
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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Departamento de Coronel Felipe Varela, 64 km southwest of Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina, on Thursday, March 27, 2014 20:50:52
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