Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits off the coast of Aisen, Chile

chile earthquake m6-4 july 15 2022 location map

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit off the coast of Aisen, Chile at 19:37 UTC on July 15, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles).

The epicenter was located about 517.3 km (321.5 miles) WSW of Quellón and 527.2 km (327.6 miles) WNW of Chonchi, Chile.

There is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

The USGS issued a Green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses. There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage.

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Image credit: TW/SAM, Google

Featured image credit: TW/SAM, Google


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