CHILE NOTICIAS (LALATE) – Temblor En Antofagasta, Chile Hoy. Un terremoto de fuerza moderada, de 6,2 puntos en la escala Richter, estremeció hoy la zona de ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE.
The Chile earthquake struck at roughly 5:11 PM PST 8:11 PM EST Sunday and could be felt as far as Bolivia.
USGS data shows the earthquake struck close to a relatively densely populated region. However, the earthquake’s depth was significant, 57 miles below the earth’s surface. The earthquake registered 50 miles east north east of Calama, Antofagasta, Chile; 130 miles east of Tocopilla, Antofagasta, Chile; 150 miles south west of Uyuni, Bolivia; and 780 mils northeast of Santiago, Chile.
The quake appears to have registered in the mountain region of the Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve of Andean Fauna, east of Laguna Colorada.
There have been no reports of significant aftershocks as of 9 pm PST Sunday.