Major and Great Earthquakes Hit Argentina (6.5) and Japan (7.3)

6.0 AND GREATER EARTHQUAKES ARE REPORTED ON THIS SITE AND ALL EARTHQUAKE STATS PERTAIN ONLY TO 6.0 AND GREATER MAGNITUDE QUAKES.

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Map: USGS

A major 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit San Juan, Argentina, on November 20, 2016, 20:57:43.8 UTC, at a depth of 116 km, reported EMSC-CSEM.

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Map: USGS

A great 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan, on November 21, 2016, at 2100 UTC, at a depth of 10 km / 6 mi, reported the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a Tsunami Threat Message on November 21, 2016, at 2108 UTC. Residents within 300 km of the epicenter along the coasts of Japan were ordered to evacuate…Read more

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