Strong earthquake hits Jujuy Province in Argentina

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Very strong earthquake rocked Jujuy Province, Argentina on February 18, 2017.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.3

Date-Time • 18 Feb 2017 12:10:15 UTC

• 18 Feb 2017 09:10:15 near epicenter


Location 23.920S 66.689W

Depth 200 km

Distances • 94 km (59 miles) WNW (287 degrees) of San Salvador de Jujuy, Argentina
• 156 km (97 miles) NW (307 degrees) of Salta, Argentina
• 277 km (172 miles) SE (125 degrees) of Calama, Chile
• 924 km (574 miles) W (277 degrees) of ASUNCION, Paraguay

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 7.6 km; Vertical 5.3 km

Parameters Nph = 229; Dmin = 269.4 km; Rmss = 1.04 seconds; Gp = 38°