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1861 Mendoza earthquake

Index 1861 Mendoza earthquake

The 1861 Mendoza earthquake occurred in the province of Mendoza, Argentina on 20 March at 11:30 PM. [1]

9 relations: Argentina, Auguste Bravard, Hypocenter, List of earthquakes in Argentina, List of historical earthquakes, Mendoza Province, Mendoza, Argentina, Mercalli intensity scale, Provinces of Argentina.

Argentina

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.

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Auguste Bravard

(Pierre Joseph) Auguste Bravard (18 June 1803 – 28 March 1861) was a French mining engineer turned palaeontologist.

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Hypocenter

A hypocenter (or hypocentre) (from ὑπόκεντρον for 'below the center') is the point of origin of an earthquake or a subsurface nuclear explosion.

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List of earthquakes in Argentina

This is a list of earthquakes in Argentina.

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List of historical earthquakes

Historical earthquakes is a list of significant earthquakes known to have occurred prior to the beginning of the 20th century.

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Mendoza Province

The Province of Mendoza is a province of Argentina, located in the western central part of the country in the Cuyo region.

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Mendoza, Argentina

Mendoza is the capital of the province of Mendoza in Argentina.

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Mercalli intensity scale

The Mercalli intensity scale is a seismic intensity scale used for measuring the intensity of an earthquake.

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Provinces of Argentina

Argentina is subdivided into twenty-three provinces (provincias, singular provincia) and one autonomous city (ciudad autónoma), Buenos Aires, which is the federal capital of the nation (Capital Federal) as decided by Congress. The provinces and the capital have their own constitutions, but exist under a federal system.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1861_Mendoza_earthquake

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