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Palca Destination Guide

Discover Palca in Argentina!

Palca in the region of San Juan is a town located in Argentina - some 719 mi (or 1,157 km) North-West of Buenos Aires, the country's capital.

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Local time in Palca is now 03:08 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "America / Argentina / San Juan" with an UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tucumán, San Luis, San Juan, San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Medano or Vallenar. When in this area, you might want to check out and Palca as well. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

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 7.5 on the Surface wave magnitude. Its epicenter was located to the northwest of San Juan, approximately at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:29|48|S|69|00|W||| | |name= }}, and at a depth of 30 km.

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Located at -29.62, -69.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:1894 earthquakes, 1894 in Argentina, Earthquakes in Argentina, Geography of San Juan Province, Argentina

San Guillermo National Park

San Guillermo National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional San Guillermo) is a national park in Argentina, in the Iglesia Department of San Juan Province. It was established in 1998.

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Located at -29.62, -69.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:National parks of Argentina, Protected areas established in 1998, Protected areas of San Juan Province, Argentina