5.3-magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

5.3-magnitude earthquake occurred in ChileEarthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Wednesday night on the Pacific coast of Chile 135 km north-west of the capital Santiago, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.
Earthquakes have been recorded in the medium 22.36 local time (1.36 Thursday MSK). The epicenter was located 72 kilometers north-east of the port city of Valparaiso. The earthquake lies at a depth of 24.7 kilometers.
The data on casualties and damage were reported.
In February 2010, 115 kilometers north of the located in the central part of the country the city of Concepción earthquake with magnitude of 8.8. The earthquake triggered a tsunami wave heights of almost 3 meters. , Killing more than 800 people, 1.2 thousand people were missing, were damaged 1.5 million homes.
Chile passes through Pacific Fire Belt — band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up to 40,000 kilometers. Time is the main zone of distribution of volcanoes on the planet. He circles the Pacific Ocean, passing along the coasts of South and North America, up to the southern part of Alaska, then turns to Japan, the Philippines and Indonesia, culminating in the New Guinea, New Zealand and South West Pacific.
In the "Ring of Fire" is the vast majority of the known world of volcanoes, it happens 90% of the earthquakes on the planet.

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