Chile: earthquake in north-central region: no damage, injuries

25
Jul

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has struck Chile’s north-central region but authorities say no injuries or damage were reported and discounted the possibility of a tsunami.

 

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake’s epicenter was 41 miles (66 kilometers) west-northwest of Diego de Almagro, Chile and struck Monday at 1:26 p.m. local time.

 

Chile’s emergency services office says no damage to infrastructure was immediately reported and there are no indications of casualties. The navy says no tsunami alert has been issued.

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/07/25/world/americas/ap-lt-chile-earthquake.html?_r=0