A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 degrees Richter was felt last night in northwestern Argentina. The epicenter was located 70 kilometers from San Antonio de los Cobres, in the province of Jujuy, and at a depth of 210 kilometers. There would be no damage.
The quake was recorded shortly after 20 local time (1 Italian) near the town of Susques, which is located 177 kilometers from the city of Jujuy and 220 from that of Salta. According to local media, the earthquake was felt in various northern regions of Argentina and Chile.
The governmental bodies of the two countries have specified that at the moment there is no news of victims or serious damage.