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Powerful 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Argentina

A strong earthquake struck the northwestern area of Argentina today, the same day that a massive 8.8 magnitude quake struck neighboring Chile. The 6.3 magnitude quake's epicenter was about 15 miles north of the city of Salta, about 800 miles north-northwest of capital Buenos Aires, and struck at midday.

So far, one fatality has been reported. An eight-year-old boy died, and two other children were injured, a hospital director in Salta revealed.

Officials said that the earthquake in Argentina was not an aftershock of the massive 8.8 magnitude quake that struck Chile. It was a separate event.


Family in Buenos Aries

My family is in Buenos Aries, Argentina. Has there been an earthquake in Buenos Aries? Please help.

No. They felt the one from

No. They felt the one from Chile.

No, this was not an

There was not one in Buenos Aires. This was near Salta, Argentina, almost 800 miles northwest of Buenos Aires.

i have friends in cordoba

i have friends in cordoba and on the map it looks like it is the same distance as salta is from chile just a little south. has anyone heard of anything in cordoba?


My wife is in Tilcara just a bit north of Salta, does anybody know what the situation is over there?

re. Earthquake

What is the extent of the damage and how many people are injured.

fuck u all should have died

fuck u all should have died



Hope you die soon :)

Hope you die soon :)

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