Another Earthquake Hits Chile

Although not nearly as massive as the earthquake that hit Chile one year ago, Sunday’s shaker measured 7.1.

(CNN) The quake, which stuck around 5:20 p.m. (3:20 p.m. ET), was felt as far away as Santiago, roughly 595 km (370 miles) north of where the USGS said the quake occurred. The epicenter was more than 10 miles underground, the USGS said.

. . . people ran into the streets, but did not report any major damage. . . . The temblor cut some telephone and electricity lines, according to Chile’s national emergency office . . .

In February [2010], an 8.8-magnitude quake hit Chile near the nation’s second largest city, Concepcion, killing hundreds. Sunday’s quake struck roughly 100 miles south of Concepcion.

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