Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes coast of Chile
A resident of Constitucion, Chile, hurries to move away from the coast after an earthquake Friday.
February 11th, 2011
03:35 PM ET

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes coast of Chile

[Update 4:50 p.m.] The USGS has revised the magnitude of the earthquake the struck off the coast of  Chile on Friday to 6.8.

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Friday afternoon off the coast of Chile, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The estimated epicenter was 69 kilometers (43 miles) from the Chilean city of Concepcion.

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  1. sandrita

    fue muy fuerte el sismo....ami me dio mucho susto....pense que se nos venia otro terremoto ...mucha gente se desespero pero lo bueno es que no paso nada grave aunque todavia no deja de moverse la tierra...como chilena agradesco la preocupacion por nuestro pueblo

    February 12, 2011 at 3:38 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Octavio

    I slept thru it,hungry going out for tortas.

    February 12, 2011 at 4:33 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Nik

    'IMA Sarahpalinfanatic'...first of all, our presidents aren't 'crowned'...since we are not a monarchy...they're voted in and inaugurated, second, that would never happen because most of the citizens of our great country still use their brains to process thoughts and reason! What makes you think our country will survive with someone like Palin running it? Wow...

    February 13, 2011 at 7:05 am | Report abuse |
  4. Phil, Ohio

    They have had five earthquakes in the last 3-days.
    Sign-up for emailed quake reports at the USGS site. You pick what areas you want and you set what magnitude you want to be notified at.

    February 13, 2011 at 11:03 am | Report abuse |
  5. Thendo

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    February 11, 2012 at 8:42 am | Report abuse |
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