Magnitude 6.8 - SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, ARGENTINA

2006 November 13 01:26:33 UTC

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Magnitude6.8
Date-Time
Location26.036°S, 63.244°W
Depth547 km (339.9 miles)
RegionSANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, ARGENTINA
Distances215 km (135 miles) ENE of San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina
215 km (135 miles) NNE of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
260 km (160 miles) ESE of Salta, Argentina
1035 km (650 miles) NNW of BUENOS AIRES, Argentina
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 7.6 km (4.7 miles); depth +/- 7.6 km (4.7 miles)
ParametersNST=223, Nph=223, Dmin=688.3 km, Rmss=1.03 sec, Gp= 47°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusvaad
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  • The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A strong earthquake occurred NEAR SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, about 210 km (130 miles) ENE of San Miguel de Tucuman, or 255 km (160 miles) SE of Salta, Argentina at 7:26 PM MDT, Nov 12, 2006 (10:26 PM local time in Argentina). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage at this time.
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    Felt (III) in Catamarca, Corrientes, La Rioja and San Juan. Also felt at Asuncion, Paraguay.

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