A moderate, preliminary magnitude-5.1 has struck in the Argentina and Chile region. The earthquake struck at approximately 6:13 p.m. ET on Thursday evening.
It was widely felt within the region, and many in the area reported “strong” shaking.
According to EMSC the earthquake struck
“225 km N of Santiago, Chile / pop: 4,838,000 / local time: 20:13:53.5 2018-02-01
136 km W of San Juan, Argentina / pop: 448,000 / local time: 20:13:53.5 2018-02-01
57 km W of Calingasta, Argentina / pop: 8,200 / local time: 20:13:53.5 2018-02-01.”