Strong Magnitude 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Neuquen, Argentina | July 17, 2023

An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 struck the southern Argentine province of Neuquen during the early hours on Monday. The powerful seismic event sent shockwaves through the region, impacting both urban and rural areas and leaving behind a trail of destruction and devastation.

Impact of the Earthquake on Neuquen Province:

The earthquake’s magnitude and shallow depth had a significant impact on Neuquen Province. Buildings were rattled, roads cracked, and landslides were triggered, causing disruption to transportation and infrastructure systems. In several towns and villages, houses collapsed, leaving residents trapped under debris and in urgent need of rescue operations. The immediate aftermath of the quake resulted in a sense of fear and uncertainty among the affected population.

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