In Chile, Tuesday, February 9th, there was an earthquake of magnitude of 6.3.
According to the U.S. Geological survey, the epicenter of the earthquake recorded at 21:33 local time, was located 40 km West of the town of Ovalle, and 326 kilometres North-West of the capital Santiago. Hearth lies at a depth of 31.5 km.
Information on victims and destructions didn’t arrive.
September 16, 2015 off the coast of Chile had an earthquake with magnitude of 8.4, followed by more aftershocks (with a magnitude up to 7). As a result 8 people died. Fearing a tsunami, authorities evacuated about 1 million people (nearly 5% of the population).
Over the last decade, the most destructive in Chile was the earthquake of 22 may 1960 (killed about 5,000 people).