An earthquake of 3.3 magnitude was recorded

An earthquake of 3.3 magnitude was recorded
An earthquake of 3.3 magnitude was recorded

He National Institute of Seismic Prevention warned that there was a 3.3 magnitude earthquake in the province of The Rioja, which had a depth of 19 kilometers. No deaths or injuries were reported.

The place where the most intense earthquake was recorded was 35 kilometers northwest of the provincial capital of La Rioja, at 11:04 this Wednesday. The epicenter also occurred 117 kilometers southwest of the city of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca.

The earthquake in the Rioja province occurred after another tremor was also recorded in different points of Cordova which had similar characteristics to the movement of the earth in April.

In this sense, a 4.6 magnitude earthquake also occurred on Monday around 11:10 p.m. in Jump and Tucumanwhose epicenter was 89 kilometers southwest of Jujuy and which also had a high intensity in the cities of Lerma Valley and Cachi. Meanwhile, on social networks, users noted that in the San Miguel de Tucumán area the tremor was felt with great magnitude.

On Saturday there was another earthquake in Vaca Muerta

He National Institute for Seismic Prevention (Inpres) reported that on Saturday afternoon there was a a mild earthquake, measuring 2.5 on the Richter scale, in Añeloprovince of Neuquén, and in the vicinity of the oil field Dead cow.

The shaking started at a depth of 10 kilometers and its epicenter occurred 88 kilometers northwest of Neuquén, 456 kilometers southwest of Santa Rosa and 57 kilometers northeast of Cutral Có.

Although the tremor did not cause material damage and no victims were reported, they pointed out that it is common for this type of episode to occur in this area of ​​the province: throughout 2023, there were 82 earthquakes throughout the territory of Neuquén.

Vaca Muerta, located about 180 kilometers northeast of the city of Neuquén, is a geological formation of shale oil and shale gas that also encompasses the provinces of Río Negro, Mendoza and La Pampa.

With a surface area of ​​30 thousand square kilometers, the formation constitutes the most prolific generating rock of liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons in the Neuquén Basin.


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