Tag Archives: Chile Earthquake 2011

6.3 Quake Hits Northern Chile

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck copper-rich northern Chile on Monday, but there were no reports of damage at major mines and authorities reported no injuries or risk of tsunami. State miner Codelco, the world’s top copper producer,

6.2 Earthquake Hits Chile

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake jolted northern Chile on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no reports of any damage and the linchpin copper mining sector was not affected. The quake struck about 108 kilometres north-east of Arica,

Another Big Earthquake Off Chile

SANTIAGO, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — An earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitude on the Richter scale hit off the coast of central-southern Chile Monday, causing no casualties or material damage. According to the information published by the U.S. Geology Survey (USGS) on

Two Big Earthquakes Hit Chile

A powerful earthquake has struck off the coast of Chile, followed hours later by a second lesser quake. There have been no reports of casualties or damage.

5.9 Quake Hits Chile No Tsunami

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake has struck central Chile, about 129 kilometres north north-west of Concepcion, the US Geological Survey reported, but there were no reports of any damage. “There have been no reports of any injuries or damage to infrastructure,”

Tens of Thousands Flee Chile Quake

SANTIAGO, Chile – A magnitude-7.1 earthquake shook southern Chile on Sunday, prompting tens of thousands to flee the coast for higher ground amid fears it could generate a tsunami like the one that ravaged the area last year. There were