CORAL GABLES (LALATE) – A strong Argentina earthquake has struck moments ago. Today’s October 6, 20111 terremoto was centered north of Buenos Aires, Argentina and registered a 6.2 magnitude, USGS reports to news. No reports of injuries have yet been detailed by local news.
Shortly after 8 am local time, Argentina suffered a 6.2 magnitude temblor today, one of the strongest earthquakes to strike the country this year. The quake was centered in Jujuy, Argentina. But unlike any other recent quaks in Argentina, this one had virtually no depth, USGS indicates to news. The temblor was centered only six miles below the earth’s surface.
The quake was centered sixty-five miles east of San Salvador de Jujuy and roughly eighty miles outside El Quebrachal, Salta and Salta, Salta. The temblor was north west of Buenos Aires.
On September 2, 2011 LALATE broke news of a massive 6.7 terremoto striking the region. That quake struck roughly twenty miles west of Anatuya, Santiago del Estero. The quake was centered in a relatively densely popular country region. It struck north of Herrera and San Jose, south of Melero and Matara, and east of Lugones, just off highway 34.
On January 19 last year, a 5.3 quake struck the Tucuman region of Argentina. Days earlier, another strong earthquake struck north east of Santiago del Estero.