6.0 Major Earthquake Hits Near Coast of Central Chile

6.0 AND GREATER EARTHQUAKES ARE REPORTED ON THIS SITE AND ALL EARTHQUAKE STATS PERTAIN ONLY TO 6.0 AND GREATER MAGNITUDE QUAKES.

CHILE - OFFSHORE COQUIMBO 2-22-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit near the coast of Central Chile on February 22, 2016, at 06:37:04 UTC, at a depth of 10 km, reported GEOFON.

570 major to great (6.0+) earthquakes hit various places over the last 1,095 days. Among these were 70 7.0+ and 6 8.0+ magnitude quakes. (Sources: CSEM-EMSC, Geoscience Australia, USGS, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, China Earthquake Networks Center, GEOFON)...Read more

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