Deadly earthquakes of December 24 - Argentina

La Poma Argentina earthquake - image courtesy BiciNorte

M 6.0    1930    Depth 30 km    Argentina - killing 36 people
Also called the "La Poma Earthquake"
La Poma (Salta Argentina) has currently a population of 600 peaple and was almost completely destroyed on December 24/1930.
La Poma is located on an altitude of 63015 meter.
One sector of the adobe village was rebuilt, and the other one built a kilometre away, beside the area where the Río Peña River flows into the Calchaquí River.
Google satellite map of the earthquake area

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