6.3 magnitude earthquake in Chile
A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Chile.
Chile’s National Seismological Center (CSN) reported that the 6.3-magnitude earthquake, whose epicenter was the coastal town of Tongoy in the country’s Elqui province, occurred at 20.48 local time and 35 kilometers deep in the ground.
Officials stated that there was no loss of life or property in the earthquake.
Chile, one of the countries with the highest seismic movements in the world, is located in the Pacific Earthquake Zone, also known as the “Ring of Fire”.
More than 500 people lost their lives due to the 8.8-magnitude earthquake and the accompanying tsunami that occurred in the country on February 27, 2010.