#1 Argentina Hit by 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake
01-17-2010, 09:09 AM
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The latest news is a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck Argentina after the 7.0 Haiti Earthquake and the 5.6 Venezuela Earthquake, and all less than a week.
According to the US Geological Survey, the earthquake was centered 354 km southeast of Ushuaia, Argentina, the capital of the Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego, at a depth of 21 km, or about 10.5 miles down. The earthquake hit at 8am local time (1200 GMT, 8pm Singapore time). Reuters reports that no tsunami warning was immediately issued by the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center.
No word of damage as of this writing
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/...#ixzz0csXRKEi4
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