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Earthquakes rocks central Chile again
An earthquake measuring 6.1 on Richter scale struck the Central Chile. This is the same region that was badly damaged by the powerful earthquake on 27 February.

AN EARTHQUAKE measuring 6.1 on Richter scale struck the Central Chile. This is the same region that was badly damaged by the powerful earthquake on 27 February.
 
Emergency officials said that no damage or causalities have been reported. The earthquake struck at 0603 local tine 66Km south of Concepcion.


February earthquake killed more the 500 people and left thousands homeless in the same region. The USGC said that the 6.1 earthquake struck at the depth of 35 km below the earth surface.
 
February's 8.8 magnitude earthquake badly damaged the second largest city of Chile, Concepcion, and number of other cities. As per the estimates of Chile Government the earthquake damaged the property worth $30 bn.
 
Tectonically, Chile lies along the junction of Nazca and South American plates. The relative movement of these two plates makes it one of the most geologically dynamic region.



 
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