A 6.4 magnitude quake rattled Chile with an epicenter located close to its border with Argentina on Friday, according to earthquake monitors. Witnesses told Reuters that buildings were shaking in the city during the event. The quake was a “major” event centered in the capital and central Chile, the country’s emergency office Onemi is cited by Reuters as saying.
However, Chile’s navy said the earthquake doesn’t meet the criteria to pose a tsunami threat. The epicenter of the 6.4 magnitude quake was located 175 kilometers south of Santiago at a depth of 80 kilometers, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said. READ MORE