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Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile – GFZ

reuters.com · 09/01/2021 14:47
Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile – GFZ

- An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 struck near the coast of northern Chile on Wednesday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said.

The quake was at a depth of 21 kilometers (13.05 miles), GFZ added.

GFZ had initially put the magnitude at 6.2 and the depth at 10 km.


(Reporting by Shubham Kalia in Bengaluru)

((Shubham.Kalia@thomsonreuters.com;))