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1892 Recreo earthquake

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The 1892 Recreo earthquake was an earthquake that took place in the Catamarca Province of Argentina.

on 27 October 1894, at about 01:45 AM. with magnitude 6.0 in the Richter scale. Its epicenter was located approximately at , and at a depth of 30 km.

The earthquake was felt with grade VII in the Mercalli intensity scale. It caused some fatalities and serious structural damage in the town of Recreo.

References

Instituto Nacional de Prevencion Sismica. Listado de Terremotos Historicos.

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