6.7-extent earthquake tremor shook urban communities and towns on Chile's northern drift late Saturday, yet there were no quick reports of real harm.
World News headline: Chile's National Emergency Office protectively requested the departure of a stretch of Drift close to the city of Coquimbo yet later canceled it. Specialists said the tremor didn't have the qualities that would create a torrent.
The U.S. Topographical Survey said the epicenter of the size 6.7 shudder was 15.6 km (9.7 miles) south-southwest of Coquimbo, and it had a profundity of 53 km. It struck at 7-32 p.m. neighborhood time.
Chile's seismological administration put the quality of the shake at size 6.8. It was felt emphatically in northern Chile, as indicated by internet based life and press reports.
Chile is situated in the alleged "Ring of Fire," which makes it a standout amongst the most seismic nations on the planet. A 8.8-size quake and following torrent in 2010 slaughtered 525 individuals and left 26 missing.