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Big 6.8 Earthquake Strikes Argentina

image courtesy of USGS
Written by Linda S. Hohnholz

A huge 6.8 earthquake struck Argentina today at 23:06:29 UTC, about a half hour ago.

The location was at23.614S 66.724W at a depth of 193 km.

The National Weather Service (NWS) Pacific Tsunami Warning Center gave the all-clear on any tsunami threat at around 1:12 p.m.

There have not yet been any reports of damages or injuries.


•             78.6 km (48.7 mi) NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina

•             147.5 km (91.4 mi) WSW of Humahuaca, Argentina

•             158.8 km (98.5 mi) WNW of San Salvador de Jujuy, Argentina

•             169.6 km (105.1 mi) WNW of Palpal, Argentina

•             186.0 km (115.3 mi) NW of Salta, Argentina

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Linda S. Hohnholz

Linda Hohnholz has been the editor in chief for eTurboNews for many years.
She loves to write and pays great attention to details.
She is also in charge of all premium content and press releases.

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