In Chile there was an earthquake measuring 7,6

The earthquake measuring 7,6 has occurred at the coast of Chile, transfers the European Mediterranean seismological center (ESCM), At the same time the Geological service of the USA (USGS) reports that magnitude of earthquake has made 7,7.

Pushes have been recorded at 11:22 local time (17:22 Moscow time) epicenter of an earthquake settled down in 26 kilometers to the southeast from the city of Puerto-Kelyon. The center of tremors lay at a depth of 40 kilometers.

Specialists of the Pacific center of the prevention of the tsunami (PTWC) declared possible emergence of a wave after a strong earthquake at coast of Chile. It is about radius in one thousand kilometers from earthquake epicenter.

Specialists of the Pacific center of the prevention of the tsunami (PTWC) declared possible emergence of a wave.

“The center reports about threat of a tsunami in the areas of the ocean close to an earthquake” — it is said in the message of PTWC. It is about radius in one thousand kilometers from earthquake epicenter.