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Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - Catamarca Province, Argentina venerdí, 24 maggio 2019

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - Catamarca Province, Argentina venerdí, 24 maggio 2019
24 May 20:18 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 3 minuti.
May 24 20:22: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.7 a 5.5.
Profondità ricalcolata da 250.0 a 157.0 km.
Data & ora: Friday, 24 May 2019 20:15 UTC
Magnitudine: 5.5
Profondità: 157.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 27.96°S / 66.69°W (Argentina)
Vulcano più vicino: Robledo (167 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km SE da Londres (pop: 2,600)
54 km SW da Andalgalá (pop: 14,100)
56 km SE da La Puerta de San José (pop: 1,100)
105 km NW da San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (pop: 188,800)
162 km N da La Rioja (pop: 162,600)
192 km SW da San Miguel de Tucumán (pop: 781,000)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
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!) [saperne di più]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Data / oraMag. / ProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
Fri, 24 May 20:15 UTCM 5.5 / 157 kmCatamarca Province, ArgentinaGFZ
Fri, 24 May 20:16 UTCM 5.9 / 159.4 kmCatamarca Province, ArgentinaUSP
Fri, 24 May 20:15 UTCM 5.2 / 149 kmCatamarca, ArgentinaEMSC
Fri, 24 May 20:15 UTCM 5.2 / 143.6 kmCatamarca Province, ArgentinaGeoAu
Fri, 24 May 20:16 UTCM 5.2 / 176.5 km130 km al NO de San Fernando del Valle (Argentina)GUG (U. Chile)
Fri, 24 May 20:16 UTCM 5.4 / 169 kmCatamarca Province, ArgentinaBMKG
2019-05-24 17:15:59 -03:00 (24 May 20:15:59 UTC)M 5.2 / 148.6 km45km SW of Andalgala, ArgentinaUSGS

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
580.9 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
587.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)

Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake: Catamarca Province, Argentina, 24 May 2019 20:15

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 18 Jul 2019 08:57 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    167 km (103.8 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Jul 2019 22:45 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    162 km (100.7 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Jun 2019 11:24 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    192 km (119.3 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Catamarca Province, Argentina on Friday, 24 May 2019
 

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