International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255796
Event time 2020-09-03 05:21:54 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 08:21:54 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 05:32:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 3.5
Depth 188 km
Class Minor
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent South-America
Country Argentina
Administration area Salta
Nearest settlement Salar de Pocitos
Distance 31 km
Course WNW
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest volcanoes
Incaguasi volcano (36.00 km), Aracar volcano (53.31 km), Queva, Nevado volcano (54.07 km), Laco volcano (54.66 km), Caichinque volcano (58.49 km), Cordon de Puntas Negras volcano (61.88 km), Capur volcano (64.68 km), Miniques volcano (69.74 km)
Quick Analysis