7.1-magnitude quake hits Argentina

Updated: 2011-01-01 19:24


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BEIJING - An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale jolted Argentina at 5:56 p.m., Beijing time Saturday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

The epicenter was monitored at 26.8 degrees south latitude and 63.2 degrees west longitude with a depth of about 560 kilometers, the center said.


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