Chile

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Deep Earthquake Rocks Northern Chile; No Damage Reported

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck in far northern Chile. There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning.

06/10/2015

Earthquake strikes on the Pacific-Antarctic ridge on May 19, 2015. (USGS)

6.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Pacific-Antarctic Ridge

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong and shallow earthquake has struck the Pacific-Antarctic ridge, but a tsunami is unlikely.

05/19/2015

(CBS)

Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Strikes Chile

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.6 earthquake has struck in northern Chile. There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning.

03/29/2015

(USGS)

6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Northern Chile

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck in far northern Chile. There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning.

03/23/2015

(USGS)

Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Strikes Ocean Off Central Chile

The tremor struck at 11:27 a.m. Pacific time along the Nazaca Plate. An initial report suggests it hit at a depth of 10 kilometers.

03/18/2015

The Villarrica volcano, one of Chile's most active, began erupting around 3:00 am EST, prompting authorities to declare a red alert. (ARIEL MARINKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Impressive Lava-Spewing Images From Chile’s Villarica Volcano Eruption

One of South America’s most active volcanos erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people.

03/03/2015

Chile Argentina Earthquake

Powerful, Deep 6.7 Earthquake Rattles Northern Argentina, Near Chile-Bolivia Border

The U.S. Geological Survey says three earthquakes, with the largest measuring in at 6.7, have struck in the same fault zone over the last 12 hours rattling Chile, Argentina and Bolivia.

02/11/2015

(USGS)

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Central Argentina

The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 has struck central Argentina.

02/02/2015

(CBS)

Chile Warned Of Tsunami After Magnitude 6 Quake Strikes South Pacific Near Easter Island

A strong earthquake far off the coast of Chile has prompted authorities to warn of a possible tsunami risk for South American towns along the Pacific.

11/01/2014

(CBS)

Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Strikes South Pacific, Prompting Tsunami Evacuations On Easter Island

An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 struck the South Pacific Ocean on Wednesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

10/08/2014

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