6.2-Magnitude Quake Hits 99 Km NW of Constitucion, Chile

SANTIAGO, Nov 22 (NNN-PRENSA LATINA) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 jolted 84 km north-west of Constitucion, Chile, at 21:54 yesterday (0054 GMT today), according to the University of Chile’s Seismological Service.

The offshore earthquake has an epicentre with a depth of 20.14 km, and initially determined to be at 34.6194 degrees south latitude, and 73.0759 degrees west longitude.

There was no immediate report of casualties or property damage so far. The Chile water department said that the quake won’t trigger a tsunami.– NNN-PRENSA LATINA