The earthquake had its epicenter near Ollagüe, the Antofagasta region.
A earthquake of medium intensity This was perceived this Saturday afternoon in the north of the country.
According to the Seismological Center of the University of Chile, Telurine movement had a magnitude of 5.0with a epicenter 62 km southwest of the Ollagüe region of the Antofagasta region.
In addition, it was found that the depth was 123 kilometers, which occurred exactly at 16:23 this Saturday.
SHOA excluded that the earthquake had the necessary characteristics to cause tsunamis on national coasts.
SHOA: Richter's earthquake at 155 KM NO Tocopille does not meet the necessary conditions for creating a tsunami on the coasts of Chile. More information at https://t.co/r4IfR3uDDH
– onemichile (@onemichile) February 9, 2019