Argentina is hit by an earthquake of magnitude 6.5

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 hits Argentina

Argentina is hit by an earthquake of magnitude 6.5

According to the National Center for Seismology, an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck 517 kilometers north of Cardoba, Argentina, at roughly 3:39 am on Friday (local time).


Tweeted NCS, "Earthquake of Magnitude:6.5, Occurred on January 21, 2023, 03:39:37 IST, Latitude: -26.82 & Longitude: -63.36, Depth: 586 Km, Location: 517km N of Cardoba."


The earthquake occurred 104 kilometers from Monte Quemado in Argentina's Santiago del Estero Province.

European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) Eestimates the depth of the earthquake to be 600 kilometers (372.82 miles).


According to the US Geological Survey, Argentina and Paraguay experienced earthquake-like shocks.


No reports of fatalities or significant damage have been made as of yet.

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