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    Argentina Struck by 4.6-Magnitude Earthquake

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    The US Geological Survey reported that an earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale occurred Wednesday in Argentina’s Catamarca province.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale occurred Wednesday in Argentina’s Catamarca province, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

    The epicenter of the quake, which rocked Argentina at 00:44 GMT, was located at a depth of 151.7 kilometers (about 93.8 miles), 53 kilometers (about 32.9 miles) north-west of Poman department, according to the USGS.

    No information on casualties or damage from the quake has been provided to date.

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