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03 Nov 2020 | 03:13 AM UTC

Chile: 6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Aysén region November 2

Chile News Alert

6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Aysén region on November 2; no tsunami warning immediately issued, aftershocks are possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/3/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/4/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Santiago). COUNTRY/REGION Chile, Aysén region


According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Aysén region on Monday, November 2. The quake struck at 23:40 (local time) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). There have been no immediate reports of casualties or infrastructural damage and no tsunami warnings have been issued.

Aftershocks are possible in the affected area over the coming hours and days.


Those in the affected areas are advised to monitor the situation and prepare for potential aftershocks.

In the event of aftershocks, individuals are advised to protect themselves as much as possible from falling debris if indoors (e.g., under a table), move away from windows, and not attempt to leave a building unless there is immediate danger. If outdoors, move away from tall buildings, utility wires, and streetlights.


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