Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

7.6 Earthquake hits the Gulf of Corcovado, Los Lagos, Chile.

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A major 7.6 magnitude earthquake jolted southern Chile on Sunday, prompting thousands to evacuate coastal areas, but no fatalities or major damage were reported in the tourism and salmon farming region. Officials had issued a tsunami warning earlier for areas within 1,000 km (621 miles) of the epicentre, just 39 km (24.5 miles) southwest of Quellon, off the coast. But the warning was downgraded to a tsunami watch. Eight mostly small ports in the area were closed, Chile’s Navy said.

5.2 Earthquake hits Isla Chiloe, Los Lagos, Chile.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Babuyan Islands in the Philippines.

5.1 Earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile.

5.0 Earthquake hits new Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

5.0 Earthquake hits the southwest Indian ridge.

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