Western Argentina shaken by 4.5-magnitude earthquake

By on April 1, 2017


The western Argentinian province of San Juan was hit by a 4.5-magnitude earthquake, according to the USGS. (Photo: Franco Folini/ Flickr)
The western Argentinian province of San Juan was hit by a 4.5-magnitude earthquake, according to the USGS. (Photo: Franco Folini/ Flickr)

MOSCOW–A magnitude 4.5 earthquake rattled western Argentina on Saturday, the US Geological Survey reported.

The western Argentinian province of San Juan was hit by a 4.5-magnitude earthquake, according to the USGS.

The tremors were registered at about 22:55 GMT on Saturday some 21 kilometers (over 13 miles) northeast of the town of San Martin.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located at the depth of 103.7 kilometers.

There are no reports about damages and casualties.