An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the border of Chile and Peru

Earthquake

MOSCOW, March 6 — RIA Novosti. 6.2 magnitude earthquake recorded on Sunday near the border of Chile and Peru, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Quake was registered at 12.31 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 15.31 MSK). The epicenter of the earthquake was located 93 kilometers east of the city with tanks and 110 kilometers north-east of the Chilean city of Arica. The earthquake lies at a depth of 87 kilometers.

Earthquake, magnitude six and higher, is strong and can lead to loss of life and destruction, seismologists say.

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Flooding on the border of Chile and Peru

Severe flooding on the border of Chile and Peru. Due to heavy rainfall from the coast out of the river, destroyed houses and roads, evacuated the region. However, that is — not so bad.

Streams of water unleashed from the ground anti-tank and anti-personnel mines. Explosive shells float on the water in the flooded Pan-American Highway. Traffic is suspended. Also stopped the movement of trains in the coastal areas, fishermen are prohibited from moving into the sea.

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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred on the border of Chile and Peru

6.2 magnitude earthquake recorded on Sunday near the border of Chile and Peru, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Quake was registered at 12.31 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 15.31 MSK). The epicenter of the earthquake was located 93 kilometers east of the city with tanks and 110 kilometers north-east of the Chilean city of Arica. The earthquake lies at a depth of 87 kilometers.

"There were no reports of victims or damage to infrastructure has been received," — said the agency spokesman state emergency services at the Interior of Chile (ONEMI).

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