Earthquake rocks Argentina’s Jujuy province

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SAN SALVADOR DE JUJUY, Argentina – Strong earthquake rocked Jujuy, a province in Argentina’s remote northwest, earlier today.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.0


Date-Time • 4 Aug 2016 14:15:11 UTC
• 4 Aug 2016 11:15:11 near epicenter

Location 22.385S 65.994W

Depth 258 km

Distances • 48 km (29 mi) NW of Abra Pampa, Argentina
• 51 km (31 mi) SW of La Quiaca, Argentina
• 52 km (32 mi) SW of Villazon, Bolivia
• 107 km (66 mi) SSW of Tupiza, Bolivia
• 689 km (427 mi) SSE of La Paz, Bolivia



Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 6.3 km; Vertical 5.0 km

Parameters Nph = 110; Dmin = 233.0 km; Rmss = 1.15 seconds; Gp = 28°