6.5 earthquake rattles Argentina

Published March 23rd, 2023 - 06:37 GMT
 6.5 Magnitude earthquake strikes Argentina

 ALBAWABA - An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale rattled north to northwest  Argentina, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Wednesday's quake was 104 kilometers from Monte Quemado, Santiago del Estero Province, Argentina.

The tremor hit at a depth of 600 kilometres (372.82 miles), according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

It was strong enough to make “hanging objects swing” in affected areas, Argentina’s National Seismic Prevention Institute said.

There were no reports on human loss or material damage.

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