At 08:12 AM local time, a very strong shallow earthquake has occurred in Argentina.
It was the strongest Earthquake in years, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or injury.
The closest villages were San Rafael and La Ronda. The nearest big city is San Salvador de Jujuy. earthquake-report
6+ Quakes September to present date:
6.2 Alaska on Sept. 14 / 6.0 Cuba , 6.1 Nw. Zealand , 6.2 Japan , 7.3 Fiji all on Sept. 15 / 6.6 Japan , 6.0 Japan on Sept.16 / 6.9 India on Sept. 18 / 6.4 Tonga on Sept. 22 / 6.2 Argentina on October 6
|Depth||9.5 km (5.9 miles)|
|Distances||106 km (65 miles) E of San Salvador de Jujuy, Jujuy, Argentina
129 km (80 miles) N of El Quebrachal, Salta, Argentina
135 km (83 miles) ENE of Salta, Salta, Argentina
1274 km (791 miles) NNW of BUENOS AIRES, D.F., Argentina
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 15.5 km (9.6 miles); depth +/- 4 km (2.5 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=355, Nph=355, Dmin=507.6 km, Rmss=0.9 sec, Gp= 32°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6