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Tiembla en Chile y aseguran que sigue Mexico y California

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Tremble in Chile and ensure that Mexico and California follow | News at the moment Santiago de Chile.- An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 shook the regions of Antofagasta and Tarapacá on Monday in northern Chile, without being informed until the moment of personal misfortunes or material damage. The telluric movement was recorded... at 10.05 local time (13.05 GMT) and its epicenter was located 80 kilometers north of the town of Tocopilla and about 1,600 north of Santiago, according to the report of the National Seismological Center, dependent on the University of Chile . The hypocenter, meanwhile, was located 42.2 kilometers deep. The National Emergency Office (Onemi), for its part, explained that, according to the international scale of Mercalli, which goes from I to XII, the earthquake was perceived with an intensity of grade III in the towns of Alto hospicio, El Loa, Iquique, Pica and Ujina, in the Tarapacá region, and in María Elena and Tocopilla, in the Antofagasta region. The United States Geological Survey (USGS), meanwhile, determined that the quake reached a magnitude 5.3 and placed its hypocenter at 26.4 kilometers deep.

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