18 Jan 2010

Quake off southern coast of Argentina

5:48 am on 18 January 2010

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has occurred off the southern coast of Argentina but there are no reports of injuries or damages.

The US Geological Survey says the quake was centred about 355km southeast of Ushuaia, at a depth of 10km. It struck at 8am local time (1200 GMT) on Sunday.

No tsunami warnings have been issued.