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1817 Santiago del Estero earthquake


The 1817 Santiago del Estero earthquake was a seismic movement that took place in the province of Santiago del Estero, Argentina, on 4 July 1817, at about 05:30 PM. It was estimated magnitude 7.0 in the Richter scale. Its epicenter was at , at a depth of 30 km.

The earthquake was felt with grade VIII in the Mercalli intensity scale in the provincial capital Santiago del Estero, where it caused grave damage.

References

Instituto Nacional de Prevencion Sismica. Listado de Terremotos Historicos.

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