An earthquake measuring 7.1 occurred near the coast of Chile

An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 occurred near the coast of the Valparaiso region in Chile. The outbreak occurred at a depth of 25 km and was located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Chile, 12 km north-west of the city of Viña del Mar. Epicenter was 39 km from the city of Valparaiso.

Valparaíso, Chile
39.8 km (24.7 mi) W
Population: 282,448
Viña del Mar, Chile
47.0 km (29.2 mi) W
Population: 294.551
Quilpué, Chile
56.9 km (35.4 mi) W
Population: 130,263
Villa Alemana, Chile
63.4 km (39.4 mi) W
Population: 97,320
Cartagena, Chile
67.5 km (41.9 mi) NW
Population: 16,875

Later, the magnitude of the tremors was reduced to 6.9 on the Richter scale. Subterranean tremors were felt in several parts of Chile, including in Santiago.

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