Earthquakes near Putana volcano during May 2021

Updated 30 Jul 2021 18:15 GMT -
During May 2021, Putana volcano was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 4.4, 4 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 1 quake of magnitude 2.5.
Biggest quake: 4.4 quake POTOSI, BOLIVIA, 4 May 3:54 pm (GMT -4)
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Date and timeMag
Wed, 26 May 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
26 May 2021 13:49:57 GMT

194 km
39 km (24 mi)POTOSI, BOLIVIA MoreMap
Mon, 24 May 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
24 May 2021 01:12:50 GMT

191 km
14 km (8.7 mi)POTOSI, BOLIVIA MoreMap
Tue, 18 May 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
18 May 2021 17:31:19 GMT

193 km
41 km (25 mi)Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, 136 km east of Calama, Chile MoreMap
Sat, 15 May 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
15 May 2021 05:01:51 GMT

154 km
45 km (28 mi)23 km east of San Pedro de Atacama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile MoreMap
Thu, 13 May 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
13 May 2021 11:15:05 GMT

163 km
15 km (9.3 mi)Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, 114 km east of Calama, Chile MoreMap
Tue, 4 May 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
4 May 3:54 pm (GMT -4) (4 May 2021 19:54:31 GMT)

194 km
16 km (9.9 mi)POTOSI, BOLIVIA MoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.9 x 1011 joules (79.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 68.3 tons of TNT) More info

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