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6.4-magnitude earthquake hits Argentina, Chile

Tremor rocks San Juan province although no immediate reports of damage

Buenos Aires: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted western Argentina and parts of Chile Sunday, with no immediate reports of damage, authorities said.

The quake rocked San Juan province at 5.57pm local time (12.57am Monday UAE), striking at a depth of about 130 kilometres, Argentina’s seismological institute said.

In Chile, the quake was measured at a magnitude of 6.5, officials at the government’s National Emergency Office (ONEMI) said.

The earthquake was...

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