Powerful earthquake hits off Chile’s coast

(KRON) A powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Chile. A series of strong earthquakes have struck the region in recent months.

FROM USGS: 6.6   111km WNW of Coquimbo, Chile 2015-11-11 01:54:45 UTC 32.0 km

KRON4’S REAL TIME EARTHQUAKE PAGE

PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

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* MAGNITUDE      6.6

* ORIGIN TIME    0155 UTC NOV 11 2015

* COORDINATES    29.4 SOUTH  72.3 WEST

* DEPTH          33 KM / 20 MILES

* LOCATION       OFF THE COAST OF CENTRAL CHILE

EVALUATION

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* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 6.6 OCCURRED

OFF THE COAST OF CENTRAL CHILE AT 0155 UTC ON WEDNESDAY

NOVEMBER 11 2015.

* BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA… THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT

FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE.

 

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