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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : December 27, 2016, 11:59
Duration : 01:46

Chile joltes by a powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.6

Southern Chile was jolted by a powerful earthquake on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of deaths and minor known damages were reported. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck at 11:22 a.m. local time near the southern tip of Chiloe Island, about 25 miles south-southwest of Puerto Quello and at a depth of 22 miles. The area, some 800 miles south of the capital of Santiago, is relatively sparsely populated.

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