Magnitude 6.6 quake hits off Chile: USGS

Reuters News
Posted: Nov 10, 2015 9:17 PM

(Reuters) - A strong, 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.8, was at a fairly shallow depth of 23.6 miles (38 km) under the seabed. Its epicenter was 67 miles (108 km) northwest of Coquimbo.

The earthquake did not trigger a tsunami, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

(Reporting by Sandra Maler; Editing by Peter Cooney)