International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255809
Event time 2020-09-03 05:37:00 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 08:37:00 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 05:49:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 3.6
Depth 223 km
Class Minor
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 2
Possible effects A few people might notice movement if they are at rest and/or on the upper floors of tall buildings.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent South-America
Country Argentina
Administration area Salta
Nearest settlement Huaitiquina
Distance 17 km
Course N
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
Cordon de Puntas Negras volcano (36.22 km), Laco volcano (36.85 km), Rio Negro, Cerro de volcano (42.64 km), Overo, Cerro volcano (46.52 km), Chiliques volcano (48.93 km), Curutu volcano (49.15 km), Miscanti volcano (51.71 km), Acamarachi volcano (52.41 km), Losloyo volcano (53.39 km), Lejia volcano (56.23 km), Lascar volcano (57.48 km), Incaguasi volcano (58.21 km), Colachi volcano (58.57 km), Miniques volcano (61.56 km), Verde, Laguna volcano (62.55 km), Tumisa volcano (63.12 km), Potor volcano (63.16 km), Poquis volcano (65.72 km), Caichinque volcano (66.28 km), Hecar volcano (67.29 km)
Quick Analysis