Magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurred in Chile

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake occurred in ChileAccording to U.S. seismologists, the epicenter of the quake, recorded at 17.20 local time (23.20 MSK), located 70 kilometers north-west of the city of Temuco. The earthquake lies at a depth of 16.9 kilometers.
MOSCOW, January 3 — RIA Novosti. A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 occurred on Sunday in the central part of Chile, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to U.S. seismologists, the epicenter of the quake, recorded at 17.20 local time (23.20 MSK), located 70 kilometers north-west of the city of Temuco. The earthquake lies at a depth of 16.9 kilometers.

"Threats of a massive tsunami no" — reports Reuters data from the Center for Tsunami Watch in Hawaii. However, the Center reported that "an earthquake of such power can sometimes cause the appearance of local tsunamis that can be destructive along the coast."

Data on casualties or damage were reported

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