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Argentina: earthquake

A large earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 has struck northwestern Argentina, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.


The earthquake struck just after 8am local time Nov 13 and was centered about 16 miles (26km) north of the community of Chilecito in La Rioja province, near the border with Chile.


The quake had a depth of around 62 miles (100km).