View Full Version : 7.2-magnitude earthquake strikes central Chile

03-25-2012, 08:55 PM
By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 7:11 PM EDT, Sun March 25, 2012

(CNN) -- A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit central Chile on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The earthquake was at a depth of 18.6 miles (30 km) and struck 16 miles (27 km) north-northwest of Talca, the USGS said. It had originally reported the quake was offshore.

No tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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