No damage, injuries in 5.1-magnitude Chile quake
A 5.1-magnitude temblor has shaken awake residents of Chile's capital, but no damage or injuries have been reported.world Updated: Mar 26, 2012 02:13 IST
A 5.1-magnitude temblor has shaken awake residents of Chile's capital, but no damage or injuries have been reported.
The US Geological Survey reports that the earthquake occurred Saturday at 4:28 a.m. local time, or 0728 GMT. It was centered in the Chile's metropolitan region, at a depth of 66.7 kilometers (about 40 miles).
The University of Chile's seismological service measured the quake as stronger, with a 5.3 magnitude.
The Chilean government's National Emergency Office says no injuries or damage have been reported, and basic services have not been affected.
First Published: Mar 25, 2012 12:44 IST