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    Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off coast of Chile, no tsunami risk

    Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off coast of Chile, no tsunami risk

    Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off coast of Chile, no tsunami risk
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    By Reuters  IST (Published)

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    The strong tremor took place at a depth of 10 km (6.21 miles), EMSC said, and about 163 km (100 miles) west-northwest of Valdivia in the Pacific Ocean.

    An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck off the coast of south-central Chile on Sunday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said, but Chilean officials immediately discarded the risk of a tsunami. There were no initial reports of damage immediately following the quake.
    The strong tremor took place at a depth of 10 km (6.21 miles), EMSC said, and about 163 km (100 miles) west-northwest of Valdivia in the Pacific Ocean.
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