Monday, April 16, 2012

Earthquake 6.5 Mag Hits Chile

Earthquake of 6.5 Mag hits Chile; 26 miles NNE of Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile, according to the US Geological Survey.

This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

Earthquake Map Details:
Magnitude: 6.5
Date-Time: Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 03:50:14 UTC
Date-Time: Monday, April 16, 2012 at 08:50:14 PM MST (Phoenix)
Location: 32.692°S, 71.449°W
Depth km: 25.9 km (16.1 miles)
Region: Valparaiso, Chile

42 km (26 miles) NNE of Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile
81 km (50 miles) W of Los Andes, Valparaiso, Chile
101 km (62 miles) N of San Antonio, Valparaiso, Chile
112 km (69 miles) NW of SANTIAGO, Region Metropolitana, Chile

[Update: 10:54 PM MST] USGS now saying that the earthquake was a magnitude 6.7.

Source: USGS