Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits northwestern Argentina




 
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February 2nd, 2015  
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Topic: Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits northwestern Argentina


BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 rattled northwestern Argentina on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties. The quake struck 93 km (58 miles) northwest of San Luis, which lies in the shadow of the Andes mountains, at a depth of 184 kilometers, USGS data showed. Local journalist Alejandro Costanzo said that while the tremors did not feel strong in the city, they lasted a long time. He said he had seen no immediate signs of damage in San Luis. ...

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