Definitions for "1894 San Juan earthquake"
The 1894 San Juan earthquake was a major seismic movement that took place in the province of San Juan, Argentina, on 27 October 1894, at about 07:30 PM. It was the most powerful earthquake recorded in Argentina, with magnitude 8.0 in the Richter scale. Its epicenter was located on the northwest of San Juan, approximately at , and at a depth of 30 km.