Quake in Central-South Chile measures 5.4 on Richter scale

Posted on July 29, 2011 • Filed under: Chile, Earthquake

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale struck at 3:50 pm, 63 kilometers north from Cobquecura according to Latercera.com. The National Emergency Office (Onemi) recorded the quake to be of medium intensity, between III and V grades on the Mercalli scale. The quake occurred after another 5.3 quake in Maule and Bio Bio, and was followed by a quake of lower intensity . Read Article.

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