A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck Santiago del Estero, Argentina at a depth of 550 km (341.8 miles), the quake hit at 07:46:09 UTC Monday 5th March 2012
The epicenter was 111 km (69 miles) ESE from Santiago del Estero, Argentina
No Reports of Damage or Injuries at this time but
A quake of that magnitude nearer the earth's surface could cause severe damage in a densely populated area.Santiago del Estero is in north central Argentina and has a population of about 245,000.
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|Depth||550 km (341.8 miles)|
|Region||SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, ARGENTINA|
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 15.1 km (9.4 miles); depth +/- 7.6 km (4.7 miles)|