Last Updated: Sunday, October 18, 2015

Strong earthquake kills 1 in Galpon, Argentina

Magnitude 5.9 strong earthquake in Argentina has claimed life of a person in northwest Argentine's area of Galpon Saturday morning.

Earthquake has damaged several houses and schools claiming life of a women, Reuters reported quoting Hector Romero, mayor of El Galpon.

At least 20 houses have been destroyed in El Galpon.


Epicenter Location

21 km E of El Galpon, Argentina
39 km WSW of El Quebrachal, Argentina
44 km SW of Joaquin V. Gonzalez, Argentina
120 km SE of Salta, Argentina
684 km W of Asuncion, Paraguay