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6.0-magnitude quake strikes Chile

By the CNN Wire Staff
A magnitude-6.0 earthquake struck Chile, with no immediate reports of damage or injury. An 8.8-magnitude quake in 2010 killed more than 500 people and grounded this fishing boat. Repairs from that quake have cost nearly $30 billion and left many homeless.
A magnitude-6.0 earthquake struck Chile, with no immediate reports of damage or injury. An 8.8-magnitude quake in 2010 killed more than 500 people and grounded this fishing boat. Repairs from that quake have cost nearly $30 billion and left many homeless.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • No immediate reports of damage or injuries
  • The quake occurred on the one-year anniversary of a deadly 8.8 temblor in the country
RELATED TOPICS
  • Chile

(CNN) -- A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Chile on Sunday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It was centered 23 miles south of Concepcion in southern Chile.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The quake, which struck at a depth of 10 miles (16 kilometers), occurred on the one-year anniversary of an 8.8-magnitude temblor that killed 521 people and left thousands homeless in the South American nation.

 
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