Sunday, may 15, in the Chilean region of Tarapaca earthquake of magnitude 6.0, RIA Novosti reported, citing the national seismological centre of the University of Chile.
The epicenter of the earthquake was located 1.8 thousand kilometers North of Santiago. Hearth lies at a depth of 113 kilometers.
Tremors were felt in 12 local communities. Data on victims and destructions did not arrive yet.
Over the past decade, the most destructive in Chile there was an earthquake that occurred on 22 may 1960 (killed about 5,000 people).