An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred off the coast of Chile

May 20, 2013. An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred on Monday in the southern Pacific Ocean off the west coast of Chile, according to the U.S. Geological Survey USGS.

The quake was recorded at 13.49 MSK, 600 kilometers west of the port city of Puerto Kelon, located on the Chilean island of Chiloe. Center lies at a depth of 10 kilometers. According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC), like earthquakes can trigger local tsunamis within a radius of 100 kilometers from the epicenter.

Chile passes through the Pacific "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up

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5.1 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Chile

5.1 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Chile, 125 kilometers to the south-west of the capital Santiago, reports the U.S. Geological Survey website.According to seismologists, the quake was recorded at 03:57 MSK Tuesday. The epicenter was located 90 kilometers south of the city Valparasiso. Its center lies at a depth of 8.9 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were reported.Source: utro.ru.

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred off the coast of Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Friday off the coast of Chile, 125 kilometers to the west of the capital Santiago, the site of the Chilean Institute of Seismology.

Quake was recorded at 17.01 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 20.01 Moscow time). The epicenter was located 32 kilometers west of the village in the region OHiggins Navidad. Its center lies at a depth of 8.5 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

According to the Chilean emergency services in the last week, there were about a hundred aftershocks of varying intensity, which caused concern and alarm of the local

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5.2 earthquake off the coast of Chile

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18.02.11.Zemletryasenie magnitude 5.2 occurred on Friday off the coast of Chile, 125 kilometers to the west of the capital Santiago, the site of the Chilean Institute of Seismology.

Quake was recorded at 17.01 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 20.01 Moscow time). The epicenter was located 32 kilometers west of the village in the region OHiggins Navidad. Its center lies at a depth of 8.5 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

According to the Chilean emergency services in the last week, there were about a hundred aftershocks of varying intensity, which caused concern and alarm of the local population.

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5.1 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Chile

5.1 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Chile, 125 kilometers to the south-west of the capital Santiago, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey. Quake was recorded at 03.57 MSK Tuesday. The epicenter was located 90 kilometers south of the city of Valparaiso. Its center lies at a depth of 8.9 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were reported. At the end of February last year in Chile, 8.8-magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed more than 500 people.

Off the coast of Chile, an earthquake of magnitude 5.0

Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Chile, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of the earthquake, which occurred at 20.45 local time environment (Thursday 03.45 MSK), located in the Pacific Ocean, 429 km south-west of Castro. The earthquake lies at a depth of 15.3 kilometers. No casualties or damage were reported. No tsunami threat.

At the end of February 2010 in Chile by an earthquake of magnitude 8.8 and ensuing tsunami killed more than 500 people.

Chile is located in the zone of the Pacific "fire zone" where 85%

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5.1 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred on Wednesday off the coast of Chile, 160 km south-west of the capital Santiago, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Quake was recorded at 22.16 MSK. The epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean, 62 kilometers from the city of San Antonio. Its center lies at a depth of 9.7 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Chile is characterized by high seismic activity. At the end of February 2010 in the South American country in the 8.8-magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed more than 500 people.

Pacific through Chile is a "fire

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5.0 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred on Saturday off the coast of Chile, 650 kilometers north of the capital, Santiago, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Quake was recorded at 14.38 MSK. The epicenter was located 99 kilometers west of the city of Copiapo. Its center lies at a depth of 39.3 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Chile is characterized by high seismic activity. At the end of February 2010 in the South American country in the 8.8-magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed more than 500 people.

Pacific through Chile is a "fire zone" — the band

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6.0 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Chile

6.0 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Chile, said on Tuesday the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter was recorded in 23.31 Monday local time (08:31 MSK Tuesday), was located in the Pacific Ocean 338 miles west of the town of Puerto Chacabuco in southern Chile. Hearth tremors occur at depths 9.8 kilometers.

According to preliminary reports, the victims and destructions.

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