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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Biobio, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the CSN Chile as M6.6 hit the Biobio Region of Chile at 13:14 UTC on September 21, 2021, at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 17.4 km (10.8 miles), EMSC M6.4 at a depth of 2 km (1.2...

September 21, 2021

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Two shallow M6.0 earthquakes hit near the coast of Atacama, Chile

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of Atacama, Chile at 01:01 UTC on July 4, 2021. The quake was followed by another M6.0 at 01:29 UTC and hundreds of aftershocks. Both quakes struck at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), according to...

July 04, 2021

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Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits off the coast of Los Lagos, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit off the coast of Los Lagos, Chile at 21:39 UTC on December 27, 2020 (18:39 LT). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. CSN Chile is...

December 27, 2020

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Strong M6.0 earthquake hits Chile-Bolivia border region at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the Chile-Bolivia border region at 15:20 UTC on December 14, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 110 km (68 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 111 km (69 miles). The epicenter was located 75 km...

December 14, 2020

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Tarapaca, Chile at 16:47 UTC on December 6, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 102 km (63 miles). The EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). The epicenter was located 113 km (70 miles) E...

December 06, 2020

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M6.3 earthquake hits Chile-Argentina border at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit the Chile-Argentina border region at 22:54 UTC on November 30, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 148 km (92 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M6.3 at a depth of 144 km (89 miles). Interestingly, the quake...

December 01, 2020

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits near the coast of Maule, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit near the coast of Maule, Chile at 00:54 UTC on November 22, 2020 (21:54 LT, November 21). The agency is reporting a depth of 19.7 km (12.2 miles). CSN Chile is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 40 km (25...

November 22, 2020

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Aisen, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit off the coast of Aisen, Chile at 02:40 UTC on November 3, 2020 (21:40 LT on November 2). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The...

November 03, 2020

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits West Chile Rise

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit West Chile Rise at 01:46 UTC on October 23, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 1 548 km (960 miles) SE of Hanga...

October 23, 2020

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Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Tarapaca-Antofagasta border region, Chile

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit the Tarapaca-Antofagasta border region of Chile at 07:35 UTC (04:35 LT) on September 11, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 40 km (25 miles). EMSC registered it as M6.3 at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). The...

September 11, 2020

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits near the coast of Coquimbo, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit near the coast of Coquimbo, Chile at 01:16 UTC on September 6 (22:16 LT, September 5). The agency is reporting a depth of 30.7 km (19 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M6.3 at a depth of 20 km (12.4...

September 06, 2020

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Shallow M6.5 aftershock hits near the coast of Atacama, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit near the coast of Atacama, Chile at 21:09 UTC (16:09 LT) on September 1, 2020, at a depth of 14 km (8.7 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M6.5 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). This is an aftershock of a...

September 01, 2020

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Atacama, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit Atacama, Chile at 04:09 UTC on September 1, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 23 km (14.3 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M6.7 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 78.3...

September 01, 2020

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Strong M6.8 earthquake hits Antofagasta at intermediate depth, Chile

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit Antofagasta, Chile at 07:35 UTC (03:35 UTC) on June 3, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 96 km (59 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 87 km (54 miles) The epicenter was located 48.2 km (29.9...

June 03, 2020

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Study shows ground may start 'wobbling' months prior to a giant earthquake

A new study by an international team of geoscientists shows that a strange reversal of ground motion occurred prior to two of the biggest earthquakes in history-- the M8.8 great Maule quake in 2010 and the M9 Tohoku-Oki quake in 2011, which triggered a catastrophic...

April 30, 2020

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake near the coast of Arica, Chile

A shallow earthquake registered by the CSN Chile as M6.0 hit near the coast of Arica at 08:46 UTC (05:46 local time) on December 3, 2019, at a depth of 44 (27 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 32 km (20 miles); EMSC M6.0 at a depth of 45 km (28...

December 03, 2019

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the CSN as M6.1 hit Coquimbo, Chile at 21:53 UTC (18:53 LD) on November 4, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 54.2 km (33.6 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 49.1 km (30.5 miles), EMSC M6.1 at a depth of...

November 04, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits near the coast of Maule, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the CSN Chile as M6.6 hit near the coast of Maule, Chile at 15:57 UTC (10:57 local time) on September 29, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 30.9 km (19.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 16.5 km (10...

September 29, 2019

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Los Lagos, Chile

A strong earthquake registered bt the USGS as M6.1 hit Los Lagos, Chile at 16:36 UTC (13:36 local time) on September 26, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 129.6 km (80 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 122 km (76 miles). The epicenter was located...

September 26, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits near the coast of O'Higgins, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit near the coast of O'Higgins​, Chile at 18:28 UTC on August 1, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). The epicenter...

August 01, 2019

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits off the coast of Coquimbo, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the GUC as M6.3 hit off the coast of Coquimbo, Chile at 00:19 UTC (20:19 LT, June 13) on June 14, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 36.4 km (22.6 miles). USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 10.1 km (6.3 miles),...

June 14, 2019

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Two dead after very strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile

A very strong earthquake registered by CSN as M6.7 hit near Coquimbo, Chile at 01:32 UTC on January 20, 2019 (22:32 local time, January 19). The agency is reporting a depth of 50.1 km (31 miles). USGS is reporting M6.7 at a depth of 53 km (32 miles). This earthquake...

January 20, 2019

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Strong M6.2 earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Tarapaca, Chile at 22:19 UTC on November 1, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 95 km (59 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). The epicenter was located 89 km (55.3 miles) NE of...

November 01, 2018

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Strong M6.2 earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile

A strong earthquake registered by the Chilean CSN as M6.2 hit Coquimbo, Chile at 10:19 UTC (07:19 local time) on April 10, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 95 km (59 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 76.1 km (47.3 miles). EMSC is reporting a very...

April 10, 2018

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M6.3 earthquake hits Chile at intermediate depth, very strong shaking in Arica

A strong earthquake registered by the CSN Chile as M6.3 hit northern Chile at 01:06 UTC on January 21, 2018 (22:06 local time, January 20). The agency is reporting a depth of 105.3 km (65.4 miles). USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 110.8 km (68.8 miles); EMSC...

January 21, 2018

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Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the CSN as M6.3 hit Tarapaca, Chile at 06:32 UTC on October 10, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 99.7 km (61.9 miles). USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 82.4 km (51.2 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

October 10, 2017

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Powerful M6.9 earthquake hits off Chile's Valparaiso

Following a series of moderate to strong earthquakes on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23, 2017, a powerful M6.9 earthquake hit the region at 21:38 UTC (18:39 local time) on April 24. USGS is reporting a depth of 25 km (15.5 miles). CSN Chile is reporting M6.9 at...

April 24, 2017

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Significant earthquake swarm near the coast of Valparaiso, Chile

A series of moderate to strong earthquakes were registered near the coast of Valparaiso, Chile on April 22 and 23, 2017. EMSC is reporting at least 25 earthquakes since 22:46 UTC on Saturday, April 22, 2017, with the strongest registered as M6.0 at a depth 20 km...

April 23, 2017

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Strong M6.2 earthquake hits Chile at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Antofagasta, Chile at 08:19 UTC on April 15, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 135.1 km (83.9 miles). CSN Chile is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 158.4 km (98.4 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter...

April 15, 2017

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Massive M7.6 earthquake hits Chile, tsunami warning issued

A massive earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.6 hit southern Chile at 14:22 UTC on December 25, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 34.6 km (21.5 miles). CSN Chile is reporting M7.6 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 km). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

December 25, 2016

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Series of strong earthquakes hit Conception, Chile

A series of strong earthquakes were registered near the coast of Conception, Bio Bio, Chile on November 8, 2016. The strongest so far was M5.9 at 04:55 UTC. CSN Chile said the quake occurred at a depth of 65 km (40.4 miles). USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 17.3...

November 08, 2016

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Strong M6.4 earthquake hits Maule, Chile

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Chile at 16:20 UTC on November 4, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 90.8 km (56.4 miles). CSN Chile is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 87 km (54 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 25.9...

November 04, 2016

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits off the coast of Aisen, Chile

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit off the coast of Aisen, Chile at 01:25 UTC on July 27, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). CSN Chile is reporting Mw6.0 at a depth of 14.6 km (9 miles). According to the USGS, the...

July 27, 2016

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M6.1 earthquake at intermediate depth hits Atacama, Chile

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Atacama, Chile at 17:26 UTC on July 25, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 71.6 km (44.5 miles). CSN Chile is reporting Mw6.1 at a depth of 77.7 km (48.3 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

July 25, 2016

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hit Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registerd by CSN Chile as M6.3 hit Coquimbo, Chile at 00:33 UTC on February 10, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 36.5 km (22.7 miles). USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 31.5 km (19.6 miles). According to the USGS, the...

February 10, 2016

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Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Antofagasta, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered as M6.2 by CSN Chile hit near the coast of Antofagasta, Chile at 21:00 UTC on November 27, 2015. The agency is reporting depth of 37.5 km (23.3 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 28.9 km (18 miles). According to...

November 27, 2015

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Two very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquakes hit off the coast of Chile

Two very strong and shallow earthquakes measuring M6.9 on the Richter scale hit off the coast of Chile at 01:54 and 02:46 UTC on November 11, 2015. USGS is reporting depth of 10 km (6.2 miles) for the both quakes. CSN Chile is reporting the same magnitudes, but at...

November 11, 2015

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits central Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by USGS as M6.8 hit central Chile at 07:31 UTC on November 7, 2015. The agency is reporting a depth of 36.3 km (22.6 miles). CSN Chile is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 47.8 km (29.7 miles). According to the USGS, epicenter...

November 07, 2015

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Aftermath of devastating M8.3 Chile earthquake: 12 dead, 1 million evacuated, more aftershocks expected

A powerful M8.3 earthquake hit near the coast of central Chile at 22:54 UTC on Wednesday, September 16 and produced a tsunami which affected the entire Pacific basin. Tsunami warnings have been issued along the coasts of Chile, State of California, Hawai'i Island, N

September 18, 2015

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Massive M8.3 earthquake hits near the coast of Chile, tsunami observed, strong aftershocks reported

A massive earthquake registered as M8.3 by USGS hit near the coast of Chile at 22:54 UTC on September 16, 2015. The ageny is reporting a depth of 25.0 km (15.5 miles). CSN Chile is reporting M7.8 at a depth of 11.1 km (6.9 miles). Tsunami waves have been observed. Stron

September 16, 2015