Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes near Chile, no tsunami threat to PH, says Phivolcs

Philippine Tribune
Philippine Tribune

There is no tsunami threat to the Philippines from a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck near the coast of Chile on Tuesday evening, Phivolcs said.

In a statement, Phivolcs said that the quake struck at a depth of 20 km and was located 28.7°S, 71.8°W near the coast.

The German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) earlier measured the quake at magnitude 6.3. 

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ADVISORY: NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE PHILIPPINES

Tsunami Information No.1

Date and Time: 31 Oct 2023 – 08:34 PM

Magnitude = 6.6

Depth = 020 kilometers

Location = 28.7°S, 71.8°W – Near The Coast Of Central Chilehttps://t.co/MQwHVJktco pic.twitter.com/WxmxHjRw5j

— PHIVOLCS-DOST (@phivolcs_dost) October 31, 2023

— with a report from Reuters/BM, GMA News

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