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6.3 Earthquake shakes Jujuy, Argentina

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 has shaken the northwest of Argentina, the epicenter was located to 144 kilometers to the northeast of the city of San Salvador de Jujuy. The tremor occurred on Saturday, February 18 at 12:10 GMT, according to the United States Geological Survey. The focus has been recorded about 200 kilometers deep and 144 kilometers east of the city of San Salvador de Jujuy. No casualties or material damage have been reported so far. Meanwhile, the US Geological Survey points to the magnitude of the earthquake at 6.3 degrees and located its epicenter 50 kilometers northwest of San Antonio de los Cobres. The earthquake also affected its neighbor Chile, it is worth mentioning that Chile, seated on the Pacific Ring of Fire, is considered next to Indonesia and Japan one of the most seismic countries of the planet and since colonial times it has had at least 80 Earthquakes, which alone in the last 60 years have caused 40,733 deaths.

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