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Overall White Earthquake alert in Argentina on 02 Jun 2012 07:52 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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This earthquake can have a no humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 6M, Depth:519.6km
  • on 02 Jun 2012 07:52 UTC
  • 268614 people within 100km
  • inserted at 02 Jun 2012 08:46:56 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: usb000a5a0 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 257 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

6.2-magnitude quake jolts Argentina: CENC
Sat, 02 Jun 2012 11:15:00 +0200   xinhuanet_en (en)

BEIJING, June 2 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted Argentina at 3:52 p.m. Saturday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The epicenter, with a depth of 530 km, was at 22.1 degrees south latitude and 63.6 degrees west longitude.

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Moderate quake hits northern Argentina
Sat, 02 Jun 2012 11:15:00 +0200   xinhuanet_en (en)

BUENOS AIRES, June 2 (Xinhua) -- A 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted northern Argentina on Saturday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The epicenter of the tremor, which struck at 4:52 a.m. local time (0752 GMT), was located 54 km northeast of Salta city and 8 km southeast of the southern Bolivian city of Yacuiba at a depth of 519.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (71), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), NEIC (4), WMO (1), USGS (2),

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