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1952 San Juan earthquake

Topics: Earthquakes in Argentina San Juan Province (Argentina)

The 1952 San Juan earthquake was a seismic movement that took place in the province of San Juan, Argentina, on 11 June 1952, at 12:31:37 a.m. It recorded magnitude 7.0 in the Richter scale. Its epicenter was at , at a depth of 30 km.

The earthquake was felt in San Juan with grade VIII in the Mercalli intensity scale. It caused damages in some locations in the south and west of the province, and a small number of casualties.


Instituto Nacional de Prevencion Sismica. Listado de Terremotos Historicos.

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