BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A magnitude-6.4 earthquake has struck north-central Argentina, shaking things up enough to make people evacuate some buildings in the capital hundreds of miles (kilometers) away.
The U.S. Geological Service says the quake's epicenter was 80 miles (130 kilometers) southeast of Santiago del Estero, a provincial capital of 250,000 people and the 12th-largest city in Argentina.
It was centered deep underground, nearly 400 miles (600 kilometers) below the surface, where quakes generally cause less damage.
The shaking prompted people to spill out of the San Isidro courts building in Buenos Aires province Friday morning
Have information or an opinion about this story? Click here to contact the newsroom.
Copyright WRDW-TV News 12. All rights reserved. This material may not be republished without express written permission.