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Past earthquakes in Departamento de Vinchina, La Rioja, Argentina: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated: Oct 2, 2022 20:04 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 19 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 216 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 527 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In 2021, Departamento de Vinchina was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 19 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 216 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 527 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.5 | 119 km SE of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile -

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Showing quakes magnitude 3 or higher (237 out of 764 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Friday, December 31, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 31, 2021 12:14 pm (GMT -3) (Dec 31, 2021 15:14 GMT)
3.1

111 km
Atacama, Chile More
Thursday, December 30, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 30, 2021 7:41 pm (GMT -3) (Dec 30, 2021 22:41 GMT)
3.1

154 km
148 km west of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Departamento de Capital, Catamarca, Argentina More
Saturday, December 25, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 25, 2021 2:28 pm (GMT -3) (Dec 25, 2021 17:28 GMT)
3.2

144 km
65 km southeast of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile More
Thursday, December 23, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 22, 2021 10:42 pm (GMT -3) (Dec 23, 2021 01:42 GMT)
3.0

100 km
36 km northeast of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile More
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 22, 2021 11:41 am (GMT -3) (Dec 22, 2021 14:41 GMT)
3.0

131 km
19 km south of Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina More
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 21, 2021 6:07 am (GMT -3) (Dec 21, 2021 09:07 GMT)
3.3

60 km
4.6 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile More
Monday, December 20, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 20, 2021 1:22 am (GMT -3) (Dec 20, 2021 04:22 GMT)
3.2

99 km
21 km south of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile More
Saturday, December 18, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 18, 2021 8:21 pm (GMT -3) (Dec 18, 2021 23:21 GMT)
3.2

111 km
107 km southeast of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile More
Friday, December 17, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 16, 2021 10:05 pm (GMT -3) (Dec 17, 2021 01:05 GMT)
3.6

173 km
San Juan, 205 km west of Rioja, Departamento de Capital, La Rioja, Argentina More
Dec 16, 2021 9:58 pm (GMT -3) (Dec 17, 2021 00:58 GMT)
3.0

130 km
17 km north of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina More
Thursday, December 16, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 16, 2021 4:25 pm (GMT -3) (Dec 16, 2021 19:25 GMT)
3.8

122 km
106 km southeast of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile More
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 14, 2021 3:52 am (GMT -3) (Dec 14, 2021 06:52 GMT)
4.3

101 km
110 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile More
Monday, December 13, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 13, 2021 10:31 am (GMT -3) (Dec 13, 2021 13:31 GMT)
3.0

10 km
54 km northwest of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina More
Dec 13, 2021 6:05 am (GMT -3) (Dec 13, 2021 09:05 GMT)
3.7

112 km
La Rioja, 85 km north of San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina More
Friday, December 10, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 10, 2021 8:09 am (GMT -3) (Dec 10, 2021 11:09 GMT)
3.1

92 km
93 km south of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile More
Dec 10, 2021 6:57 am (GMT -3) (Dec 10, 2021 09:57 GMT)
3.5

5 km
San Juan, 147 km west of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina More
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 8, 2021 12:46 am (GMT -3) (Dec 8, 2021 03:46 GMT)
3.4

84 km
110 km east of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile More
Dec 8, 2021 12:46 am (GMT -3) (Dec 8, 2021 03:46 GMT)
3.0

181 km
22 km northwest of Arauco, La Rioja, Argentina More
Sunday, December 5, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 5, 2021 12:32 pm (GMT -3) (Dec 5, 2021 15:32 GMT)
3.0

124 km
86 km southeast of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile More
Saturday, December 4, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 4, 2021 5:03 am (GMT -3) (Dec 4, 2021 08:03 GMT)
3.7

126 km
Argentina, 130 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile More
Friday, December 3, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 3, 2021 7:00 am (GMT -3) (Dec 3, 2021 10:00 GMT)
3.0

116 km
124 km southeast of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2 x 1013 joules (5.67 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4876 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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