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Latest quakes in or near Argentina in the past 48 hours on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Oct 5, 2022 22:21 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 3 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 10 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
In the past 48 hours, Argentina was shaken by 3 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above and 10 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0.

Latest quake: Mag. 3.0 | 43 km S of San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina -

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.8 | 39 km SW of Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina -

Recent quakes above magnitude 2.0 in or near Argentina (updated )

Past 24 hours4 quakes | 0 quakes M2+ | 3 quakes M3+ | 1 quake M4+
Past 7 days36 quakes | 3 quakes M2+ | 25 quakes M3+ | 8 quakes M4+
Past 30 days165 quakes | 19 quakes M2+ | 123 quakes M3+ | 23 quakes M4+
Past 90 days468 quakes | 49 quakes M2+ | 359 quakes M3+ | 60 quakes M4+
Past 365 days3,912 quakes | 1,925 quakes M2+ | 1,742 quakes M3+ | 232 quakes M4+ | 11 quakes M5+ | 2 quakes M6+

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022 GMT (5 quakes)
Oct 5, 2022 7:13 am (GMT -3) (Oct 5, 2022 10:13 GMT)
3.0

110 km
43 km south of San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina
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Oct 5, 2022 5:37 am (GMT -3) (Oct 5, 2022 08:37 GMT)
3.0

10 km
68 km northeast of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina
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Oct 4, 2022 11:05 pm (GMT -3) (Oct 5, 2022 02:05 GMT)
3.0

220 km
166 km west of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina
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Oct 4, 2022 10:49 pm (GMT -3) (Oct 5, 2022 01:49 GMT)
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n/a
Departamento de Punilla, 29 km southeast of Cruz del Eje, Cordoba, Argentina (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 2 reports
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Oct 4, 2022 10:48 pm (GMT -3) (Oct 5, 2022 01:48 GMT)
4.4

203 km
Jujuy, 66 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022 GMT (9 quakes)
Oct 4, 2022 1:30 pm (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 16:30 GMT)
4.6

196 km
200 km west of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, Argentina
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Oct 4, 2022 12:51 pm (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 15:51 GMT)
4.8

163 km
39 km southwest of Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina
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Oct 4, 2022 8:32 am (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 11:32 GMT)
3.3

235 km
Jujuy, 85 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina
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Oct 4, 2022 6:53 am (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 09:53 GMT)
3.4

128 km
28 km northwest of Fiambala, Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina
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Oct 4, 2022 5:11 am (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 08:11 GMT)
3.1

98 km
31 km north of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Oct 4, 2022 4:23 am (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 07:23 GMT)
3.2

175 km
90 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina
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Oct 4, 2022 3:11 am (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 06:11 GMT)
3.2

250 km
183 km northwest of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina
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Oct 4, 2022 1:11 am (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 04:11 GMT)
3.8

10 km
159 km north of San Luis, Juan Martin de Pueyrredon, San Luis, Argentina
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Oct 4, 2022 12:16 am (GMT -3) (Oct 4, 2022 03:16 GMT)
3.2

135 km
68 km southwest of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.8 x 1012 joules (505 megawatt hours, equivalent to 435 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Tornquist, Argentina (TRQA/IU network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Tornquist, Argentina: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
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Argentina Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Argentina?

The last earthquake in Argentina occurred 12 hours ago: Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - 43 km south of San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina, on Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022 at 7:13 am (GMT -3).

How many quakes were there in Argentina in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, Argentina had 14 quakes up to magnitude 4.8.

What was the strongest quake in Argentina in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in Argentina in the past 48 hours occurred 1 day 7 hours ago: Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 39 km southwest of Andalgala, Catamarca, Argentina, on Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022 at 12:51 pm (GMT -3).

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