Thursday, August 1, 2019

6.8R offshore O Higgins, Chile

A 6.8R earthquake was reported this afternoon offshore Chile at the location shown in the above map. Just below is our global calendar showningclearly a peak today. So it was expected globaly. 
As far as Chile is concerned, it is best to look at the last day of July where we see below a fair peak covering today too.
A strong earthquake has hit off the coast of central Chile, though there are no immediate reports of damage or injury.The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 6.8 quake struck at 2:28 p.m. local time (19:28 GMT) Thursday and was centered 59 miles northwest of San Antonio, Chile, in the region of Valparaiso

MagnitudeMw 6.8
Date time2019-08-01 18:28:06.6 UTC
Location34.23 S ; 72.22 W
Depth20 km
Distances169 km SW of Santiago, Chile / pop: 4,838,000 / local time: 14:28:06.6 2019-08-01
136 km W of Rancagua, Chile / pop: 213,000 / local time: 14:28:06.6 2019-08-01
90 km SW of San Antonio, Chile / pop: 85,700 / local time: 14:28:06.6 2019-08-01

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