Tue, 30 May 2023

Santiago [Chile], March 31 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 on the Richter scale rocked the coast of Central Chile on Thursday, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) said.

According to the NCS, the earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 kilometres at 11:03 pm (IST).

"Earthquake of Magnitude:6.2, Occurred on 30-03-2023, 23:03:12 IST, Lat: -35.66Long: -73.05, Depth: 10 Km, Location: Off Coast of Central, Chile," NCS said.

On March 22, an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 on the Richter scale struck 519 km southeast of Iquique, Chile, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said. Iquique is a coastal city in northern Chile, to the west of the Atacama Desert.

According to the NCS, the earthquake originated at a depth of 204 km and occurred at 21:30:31 IST. The NCS tweeted, "Earthquake of Magnitude:6.3, Occurred on 22-03-2023, 21:30:31 IST, Lat: -23.47Long: -66.51, Depth: 204 Km, Location: 519km SE of Iquique, Chile." (ANI)

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