In Chile there was a strong earthquake of magnitude of 6.2

© Flickr / Matt KatzenbergerСейсмограф. Archival photoIn Chile there was a strong earthquake of magnitude of 6.2© Flickr / Matt Katzenberger

A strong earthquake of magnitude of 6.2 occurred on Thursday evening in Northern Chile, according to USGS.

According to the service, the epicenter of the tremors lies at a depth of 95 kilometers and was located 89 km from the town of Iquique.

While data on victims and destructions. How notes portal 24 Horas, the storm led to a mass Exodus of people from the beaches of Iquique, although, according to preliminary data, the tsunami risk is not.

In Chile there was a strong earthquake of magnitude of 6.2© Infographical worst natural disasters of the XXI century

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