ARGENTINA (CBS SF) — A moderate earthquake struck Argentina hours after a deadly quake hit New Zealand Sunday, the USGS reported.
The magnitude 6.2 quake struck just after 8 a.m. near the country’s border with Chile.READ MORE: COVID Vaccination Count in San Mateo County Revised Down Due to Data Error
No injuries or damage was immediately reported.
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Christchurch in New Zealand just in the early hours of Monday, killing two people after opening up snaking fissures in roads, and triggering landslides.READ MORE: Proposed I-880 Overpass, Street Extension in San Jose Draws NIMBY Resistance
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Strong earthquakes with an epicenter off the coast can trigger tsunamis, depending on the size and type of the fault movement. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center tracks earthquake data for the West Coast.
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