Earthquake Information

April 3, 2014 (02:43:14 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.6 SW of Iquique, Chile

A powerful aftershock struck off northern Chile prompting an evacuation of the coastal area and raising fears of a tsunami.  This magnitude 7.6 earthquake is the largest of a series of aftershocks following a massive and deadly 8.2 magnitude earthquake that hit late Tuesday.  This earthquake was located 19 km (12 miles) south of the port city of Iquique at a depth 40 km (24.9 miles).

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