6.2 magnitude quake hits off Chile coast – USGS

A robust 6.2 – magnitude tremor has rocked the Chilean coast, the US Geological Survey has reported. The quake struck off at a depth of some 20 kilometers (12 miles).

The jolt occurred some 157.four km (97.eight mi) to the south-east of Talca, a metropolis of some 200,000 individuals south of the capital Santiago, late on Saturday.