Magnitude 5.5 quake hits Chilean coast -USGS

The temblor was shallow, at a depth of 15.1 miles


Reuters November 22, 2015
Residents stay on the street outside their houses after an earthquake hit Chile's central zone, in Santiago, Chile, September 16, 2015. PHOTO: REUTERS

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck the central Chilean coast on Saturday, south of the town of Coquimbo, the United States Geological Survey said.

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It said the quake, initially reported as a magnitude 5.9, was centered 52 miles (84 km) south-southwest of Coquimbo, an area that has been rattled by a series of moderate earthquakes over the past week.

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The temblor was shallow, at a depth of 15.1 miles (24.3 km)

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