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Latest quakes in or near La Rioja, Argentina, in the past 48 hours on Friday, January 27, 2023 - list, stats and map

Updated: Jan 27, 2023 11:00 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 6 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 1 quake between magnitude 2 and 3

Latest quake: Mag. 2.9 | 44 km E of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile -

Strongest quake: Mag. 3.7 | 70 km W of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina -

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

Past 24 hours4 quakes1 quake M2+3 quakes M3+
Past 7 days17 quakes2 quakes M2+14 quakes M3+1 quake M4+
Past 30 days45 quakes13 quakes M2+20 quakes M3+12 quakes M4+
Past 90 days189 quakes73 quakes M2+89 quakes M3+26 quakes M4+1 quake M5+
Past 365 days1,571 quakes788 quakes M2+683 quakes M3+96 quakes M4+4 quakes M5+

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Friday, January 27, 2023 GMT (1 quake)
Jan 27, 2023 1:35 am (GMT -3) (Jan 27, 2023 04:35 GMT)
2.9

94 km
44 km east of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile More
Thursday, January 26, 2023 GMT (7 quakes)
Jan 26, 2023 2:59 pm (GMT -3) (Jan 26, 2023 17:59 GMT)
3.5

165 km
110 km northwest of San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina
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Jan 26, 2023 9:16 am (GMT -3) (Jan 26, 2023 12:16 GMT)
3.0

107 km
62 km west of Ciudad de San Juan, Departamento de Capital, San Juan, Argentina
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Jan 26, 2023 8:52 am (GMT -3) (Jan 26, 2023 11:52 GMT)
3.3

133 km
Chile, 139 km northwest of San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jachal, San Juan, Argentina
I FELT IT
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Jan 26, 2023 3:34 am (GMT -3) (Jan 26, 2023 06:34 GMT)
3.0

114 km
47 km west of Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina
I FELT IT
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Jan 25, 2023 11:31 pm (GMT -3) (Jan 26, 2023 02:31 GMT)
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n/a
35 km west of Cordoba, Departamento de Capital, Cordoba, Argentina (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 2 reports
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Jan 25, 2023 10:56 pm (GMT -3) (Jan 26, 2023 01:56 GMT)
3.3

114 km
20 km north of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina
I FELT IT
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Jan 25, 2023 9:15 pm (GMT -3) (Jan 26, 2023 00:15 GMT)
3.7

10 km
70 km west of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5 x 1010 joules (14 megawatt hours, equivalent to 12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Juntas del Toro (CO01/C1 network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Juntas del Toro: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
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La Rioja Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in La Rioja?

The last earthquake in La Rioja occurred 6 hours ago: Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 44 km east of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile, on Friday, Jan 27, 2023 at 1:35 am (GMT -3).

How many quakes were there in La Rioja in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, La Rioja, Argentina had 8 quakes up to magnitude 3.7.

What was the strongest quake in La Rioja in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in La Rioja in the past 48 hours occurred 1 day 11 hours ago: Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 70 km west of Chilecito, La Rioja, Argentina, on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 9:15 pm (GMT -3).

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