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

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

A strong and shallow earthquake, registered by Chile’s National Seismological Center (CSN) as M6.2, hit near the coast of Bio-Bio, Chile at 02:24 UTC on November 13, 2022 (23:25 LT on November 12). The agency is reporting a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 18 km (11.1 miles), and EMSC M6.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Los Lagos, Chile

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Los Lagos, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake, registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit off the coast of Los Lagos, Chile, at 22:53 UTC (18:53 LT) on September 23, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). EMSC reports M6.1 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

Massive sinkhole in Chile among the deepest in the world

Massive sinkhole in Chile among the deepest in the world

A massive sinkhole that formed in Chile’s Atacama region on July 30, 2022, ranks among the deepest sinkholes ever discovered. The sinkhole is located in the town of Tierra Amarilla, on land operated by a Canadian Lundin Mining copper mine, about 665 km (413 miles) north of Santiago.

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Antofagasta, Chile

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Antofagasta, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit off the coast of Antofagasta, Chile at 04:15 UTC on July 28, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 44.5 km (27.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 45 km (27.9 miles); CSN Chile M6.2 at a depth of 55 km (34.1 miles).

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

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

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).

Increased seismicity under Lonquimay volcano, alert level raised, Chile

Increased seismicity under Lonquimay volcano, alert level raised, Chile

Increased seismicity detected under Chile's Lonquimay volcano since March 9, 2022, prompted SERNAGEOMIN to raise the Alert Level for the volcano from Green to Yellow on March 21, 2022. The last eruptive episode of this volcano lasted from 1988 to 1990 (VEI 3)….