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Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Hits Off Chile Coast, No Damage Reported

Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Hits Off Chile Coast, No Damage Reported

Santiago:  A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck off the northern coast of Chile on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, although there were no initial reports of damage.

The USGS said the quake’s epicentre was located 18 miles (29 kilometres) below the seabed, 82 miles (132 km) southwest of Antofagasta.

The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.0, struck at 6 p.m. (2100 GMT).

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Chile – 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake 11/27/2015 Total of 7 EQ in last 7 days
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7 earthquakes in map area

  1. M 5.2 – 81km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile

    2015-11-28 05:44:40 UTC 10.0 km

  2. M 5.0 – 68km NNW of Taltal, Chile

    2015-11-27 21:45:12 UTC 45.3 km

  3. M 6.2 – 66km NNW of Taltal, Chile

    2015-11-27 21:00:22 UTC 35.0 km

  4. M 4.6 – 103km NW of Coquimbo, Chile

    2015-11-25 20:57:58 UTC 10.0 km

  5. M 4.7 – 104km WSW of Illapel, Chile

    2015-11-24 21:19:55 UTC 10.0 km

  6. M 4.8 – 101km WSW of Illapel, Chile

    2015-11-24 09:14:16 UTC 13.9 km

  7. M 4.6 – 123km SSE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

    2015-11-23 05:16:24 UTC 121.0 km

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