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Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 hits West Chile Rise

 ANI | Mar 17, 2021, 21:18 IST

BEIJING: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 jolted West Chile Rise on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.
The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 40.7195 degrees south latitude and 85.3034 degrees west longitude.

The offshore earthquake in the Pacific Ocean has not triggered a tsunami warning so far.


The region has been rocked by minor earthquakes in recent days. A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 occurred on Sunday.