May 20, 2013

6.8 Earthquake shakes Chile (12 M6+ quakes in one month) - May 20, 2013

A strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit central-northern Chile on Wednesday, shaking buildings as far away as the capital Santiago.

There were no reports of serious damage and there is no tsunami threat.

But it seems like the earthquakes increase in strength. Within one month, already 12 earthquakes of Magnitude 6+!

6.8  - 2013-05-20 - Off the coast of Aisen, Chile
6.0  - 2013-05-14 - Namie, Japan 2013-05-18
6.8  - 2013-05-14 - Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands
6.4  - 2013-05-12 - Neiafu, Tonga
6.1  - 2013-05-11 - Minab, Iran
6.0  - 2013-04-26 - Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji
6.2  - 2013-04-26 - Raoul Island, New Zealand
6.1  - 2013-04-26 - Raoul Island, New Zealand
6.5  - 2013-04-24 - Papua New Guinea
6.0  - 2013-04-22 - La Union, Mexico
6.1  - 2013-04-21 - Izu Islands, Japan region
6.1  - 2013-04-20 - Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia


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