A powerful M9.5 earthquake hit La Rioja, Argentina at a depth of 649km (403 miles) on September 23, 2021, around 12:18 UTC (or 9:18 local time). At least this is what everyone thought at the beginning…
Just a few minutes later, what would have been one of the most powerful earthquake ever measured on Earth, was deleted by the Chilean Geological Survey:
But wait, the saga is not finished yet.
5 minutes later, another alert from Volcano Discovery says the exact same quake is now a M6.0:
Again, this M6.0 quake was deleted, or better said ‘manually revised’ by seismologists:
Now if you look at the USGS earthquake map and you zoom on Argentina, there are currently no earthquakes shown… Not a single one!
So what the heck guys!?! Are you playing with our nerves? Are you manipulating the data? [Facebook]
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