6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Chile
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Another earthquake hit Chile on late Monday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has reported. It occurred at 19:09:43 local time (23:09:43 UTC). The epicenter was located 110 kilometers northwest of ; 132 kilometers southwest of ; 203 kilometers north of and 558 kilometers southwest of Santiago.
The USGS later determined that the earthquake had a depth of 20.6 kilometers, and the epicenter was located 55 kilometers to the south of.
TheGeological Survey reported that the earthquake took place 71 kilometers at the west of in the and had a depth of 22.9 kilometers.
Wikinews's Diego Grez reported that the earthquake was clearly felt in Pichilemu, almost 300 kilometers to the north of the epicenter. reported no casualties. The area is being monitored by the organization. It has been reported that some telephone lines have collapsed after the earthquake. More than two months after the major 8.8 earthquake, many people continue to live in tents or temporary huts.
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