6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Peru-Chile Border – 23 March 2015

RT logoAn earthquake measuring 6.0 in magnitude has struck near the Peru-Chile border, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

The quake was measured at a depth of 128.1 km, the survey added.

Tremors were felt 105km from the city of Tacna, a commercially active city in southern Peru, with a population of nearly 250,000 people. The quake was also detected 33km southeast from the small city of Putre and 99km east of the larger city of Arica in Chile.

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