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A 6.3 magnitude earthquake shook the coast of Chile

September 6, 2020

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale shook the coast of Chile this Saturday, as reported by the National Seismological Center (CSN). No information is currently available on victims or harm.

The agency has stated that the earthquake was registered at 9:16 p.m. at a depth of 30 kilometers and an epicenter of 12 kilometers southeast of Tongoy in the Coquimbo region of Chile.

The Ministry of Interior’s National Emergency Bureau has cataloged the earthquake as a medium-intensity earthquake and ensured that the features indicate that the conditions for a tsunami to develop on the Chilean coast are not met.

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake shook the coast of ChileA 6.3 magnitude earthquake shook the coast of Chile

It was also determined that at the moment no “personal injuries, changes to services or infrastructure” have occurred.

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