5.7 earthquake strikes near Chilean city

AP News
Posted: Nov 05, 2011 6:48 AM
5.7 earthquake strikes near Chilean city

The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 has struck near to the port city of Antofagasta in northern Chile.

The quake occurred at 4:13 a.m. local time and was centered 13 miles (22 kilometers) north-northeast of Antofagasta. Its depth was measured at 17 miles (27.3 kilometers).

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There was no immediate information on damage or injuries.

An 8.8-magnitude quake and tsunami in central Chile in February 2010 killed more than 500 people.