5.6-magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

5.6-magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred on Tuesday morning local time in Chile, according to the Mexican television.
Injuries or damage have been recorded.
According to the Institute of Seismology of the University of Chile, the epicenter was located 170 kilometers from the capital, Santiago, at a depth of about 4 kilometers. Tremors were felt in several parts of the central South American country.
Seismologists say that this earthquake was preceded by a few hours earlier, two underground hit smaller force.
At the end of February 2010 in Chile by an earthquake of magnitude 8.8 and ensuing tsunami killed more than 500 people. The country is located in a zone of the Pacific "fire zone" where 85% of all recorded earthquakes in the world.

Like this post? Please share to your friends: