Strong quake jolts southern Chile; magnitude 7
POSTED: Friday, February 11, 2011 - 4:07pm
UPDATED: Friday, February 11, 2011 - 4:07pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey says a
magnitude-7 earthquake has hit southern Chile.
There is no immediate word on any injuries or damage.
The USGS says it struck Friday afternoon about 30 miles (45
kilometers) north of the city of Concepcion at a depth of 11 miles
Shaking was felt in the capital, Santiago.
The epicenter is near the site of a massive quake and resulting
tsunami that killed at least 521 people and left 200,000 homeless a
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