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Moderate Quake Causes Alarm in Western Argentina June 22, 2012
Quake Map of Argentina
A sharp quake caused minor damage to buildings around western Argentina’s wine-producing city of Mendoza before dawn on Monday.

The 5.4 magnitude quake struck at 5:29 a.m. local time only 12 miles southeast of the provincial capital at the relatively shallow depth of 9 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Officials said the shaking was "felt strongly" in Mendoza and the nearby town of Lujan de Cuyo.

No injuries or fatalities were reported due to the quake.