Chile rocked by 7.1 magnitude earthquake

(eTN) - Araucania, Chile, was hit by a large 7.1 magnitude earthquake today (Sunday, January 2, 2010) at 5:20 pm (UTC - Coordinated Universal Time). The quake measured 16 km in depth.

Chile rocked by 7.1 magnitude earthquake

(eTN) – Araucania, Chile, was hit by a large 7.1 magnitude earthquake today (Sunday, January 2, 2010) at 5:20 pm (UTC – Coordinated Universal Time). The quake measured 16 km in depth.

A preliminary report from the National Earthquake Information Center, US Geological Survey, indicates the quake was located 69 km (43 miles) NW of Temuco, Chile; 160 km (100 miles) N of Valdivia, Chile; 171 km (106 miles) S of Concepcion, Chile; and 589 km (366 miles) SSW of Santiago, Chile.

No reports have been received yet on damage or injuries that may have been caused by the quake.

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