6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Argentina

October 6, 2011ARGENTINA A 6.2 magnitude earthquake has struck the region of Jujuy Argentina at a depth of 9.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was 106 km (65 miles) E of San Salvador de Jujuy, Jujuy, Argentina and 1274 km (791 miles) NNW of Buenos Aires, D.F., Argentina. There have been no initial reports of damage. –The Extinction Protocol
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11 Responses to 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Argentina

  1. luisport says:

    http://earthquake-report.com/2011/10/06/very-dangerous-and-very-strong-shallow-earthquake-in-argentina/ Update : The earthquake was also felt in Asuncion, Paraguay

    Update : What astonishes us more and more at Earthquake-Report.com is that NO-ONE talks about the villages at a few km from the epicenter but ONLY about the provincial capitals (big cities of course). Most of the attention should go the the people living in a radius of 20 km from the epicenter location, even more when such a shallow earthquake occurs.

    Update : So far no traces of serious damage or injuries. Signs of broken windows in San Salvador de Jujuy.
    Mobile networks were out of business for several minutes in Salta.

    Update : The information in the local press can be called “minimal”. Even the San Salvador de Jujuy local press (closest to the epicenter) has only a couple of paragraphs citing the seismic data as the main content.

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  2. Raven says:

    Magnitude 5.1 – TARAPACA, CHILE
    2011 October 06 14:56:34 UTC

    Magnitude 5.3 – VANUATU
    2011 October 06 15:26:22 UTC

    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/quakes_all.php

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  3. luisport says:

    Magnitude mb 5.3
    Region JUJUY, ARGENTINA
    Date time 2011-10-06 17:05:29.2 UTC
    Location 23.12 S ; 66.44 W
    Depth 213 km
    Distances 166 km NW Jujuy (pop 305,891 ; local time 14:05:29.2 2011-10-06)
    144 km SW Villazón (pop 30,253 ; local time 13:05:29.2 2011-10-06)

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  4. SteganosV says:

    Siesmic activity in diverse places. I lived in Posadas and Obera near Las Cataratas de Iguazu during the brief Falkland Islands war. The clay coloured Earth in those áreas led me to believe that the área was highly siesmic and volcánica at one time. I also discovered small fields of quartz crystals and amythest along the rivers as I fished for phiranas and picked avocados that are the size of grapefruits.

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  5. Rita says:

    I came here to get analysis of the Reykjanes Ridge cluster over the past two days. I am surprised it isn’t posted.

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    • It wasn’t because the ridge and rift feeds the magmatic chambers of Iceland’s volcanic system and we already reported the effect was in Katla. One can expect more turbulence along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge if activity as Katla or Helka increases.

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  6. MIKR says:

    Thank God no serious reports so far..that is another signifigant quake..thank God our brothers and sisters were spared again from Earths growing pains here.
    May God bless All of His children struggling in disasters right now and the power of all of US go hence forth to help the blight of so many in flooding areas especially, I believe these places, but everywhere else also, that GOD needs to receive OUR blessings.
    And God Bless Us All

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  7. luisport says:

    Magnitude Mw 6.5
    Region SOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDS
    Date time 2011-10-07 08:58:25.0 UTC
    Location 32.39 S ; 178.84 W
    Depth 10 km
    Distances 746 km NE Tauranga (pop 110,338 ; local time 21:58:25.8 2011-10-07)
    727 km NE Whakatane (pop 18,602 ; local time 21:58:25.8 2011-10-07)
    702 km NE Whitianga (pop 3,367 ; local time 20:58:25.8 2011-10-07)

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  8. SteganosV says:

    People come here requesting (yea, demanding) information and expressing gratitude for said answers, but some, not all, tend to forget the work involved to provide credible information so that it may benefit the insatiable desire for knowledge.

    Thank you Alvin.

    Upward and onward.

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