Sismo leggero mag. 4.7 - Departamento de Iglesia, 34 km a nord ovest da San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina, lunedí, 22 febbraio 2021 -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.7 - Departamento de Iglesia, 34 km a nord ovest da San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina, lunedí, 22 febbraio 2021

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.7 at 106 km depth

22 Feb 23:17 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 3 minuti.
22 Feb 23:20: Profondità ricalcolata da 128.0 a 106.0 km (da 80 a 66 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 21 km (13 mi) al E.
Update Mon, 22 Feb 2021, 23:21
Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake 34 km northwest of San José de Jachal, Argentina
4.7 quake 22 Feb 8:14 pm (GMT -3)
4.7 quake 22 Feb 8:14 pm (GMT -3)
Just 7 minutes ago, a 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jáchal, San Juan, Argentina. The tremor was recorded in the evening on Monday 22 February 2021 at 8:14 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 106 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.7 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include San José de Jachal (pop. 21,000) located 34 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 22 Feb 2021 23:14:20 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Monday, 22 Feb 2021 20:14 (GMT -3)
Magnitudine: 4.7
Profondità: 106.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 30.04°S / 69.02°W (Departamento de Iglesia, San Juan, Argentina)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km NO da San José de Jachal (pop: 21,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
167 km NNO da Chimbas (pop: 73,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
173 km NNO da San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
173 km NNO da San Juan (pop: 447,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
174 km NNO da Santa Lucia (pop: 43,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
187 km NNO da Pocito (pop: 41,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
221 km OSO da La Rioja (pop: 162,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
318 km N da Mendoza (pop: 876,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
410 km NNE da Santiago del Cile (Santiago Metropolitan, Cile) (pop: 4,837,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
516 km SO da San Miguel de Tucumán (Tucuman) (pop: 781,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23.2°C (74 F), humidity: 41%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SSE
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.7106 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionGFZ
4.6110 kmSAN JUAN, ARGENTINAEMSC
4.7115 kmSAN JUAN (Argentina)INPRES
4.6114 km47 Km NW of San José De Jáchal, ArgentinaUSGS
4.810 kmChile-Argentina Border RegionUSP

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