In Chile, an earthquake measuring 4.9 magnitude

In the northern part of the Chilean State earthquake with magnitude 4.9.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, an earthquake was recorded at 4.25 Moscow time. Its epicenter was located in 1350 kilometers from the capital Santiago and 127 kilometers north of Calama.

The earthquake lies at a depth of 102 kilometers, information about victims or damage were reported.

Chile is in the area of so-called Pacific "Ring of Fire", where 90% of all earthquakes in the world. Band of volcanoes and tectonic faults longer than 40 thousand kilometers encircles the Pacific Ocean.

The last strong earthquake in Chile at the end of February last year, claimed the lives of about 500 people.

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