Strong and deep earthquake registered as M6.1 (USGS/EMSC) hit Santiago del Estero region in Argentina on February 22, 2013 at 12:02 UTC.
The epicenter was located 28 km (17 miles) E of Suncho Corral, Argentina at coordinates 27.993°S, 63.195°W. Measured depth was 585.8 km (364.0 miles).
Considering the depth, this quake was not so dangerous. There were no reports of major damage or casualties.
|Depth||585.8 km (364.0 miles)|
|Region||SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, ARGENTINA|
|Distances||28 km (17 miles) E of Suncho Corral, Argentina
66 km (41 miles) NNW of Anatuya, Argentina
78 km (48 miles) WSW of Quimili, Argentina
111 km (68 miles) E of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 12.9 km (8.0 miles); depth +/- 5.8 km (3.6 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=585, Nph=700, Dmin=610 km, Rmss=0.89 sec, Gp= 22°,
M-type=(unknown type), Version=8
Shake intensity map (Credit: USGS)
Map of earthquakes in region on February 22, 2013 (Credit: EMSC)
Featured image: USGS Shake Map