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Earthquake in Chile today, September 12: how many are they, epicenter and in which regions the earthquake was felt

A series of earthquakes and tremors in Chile has worried the country’s authorities. Every data, even in intensity and location, is monitored by the National Seismological Center (CSN) of the University of Chile.

This September 12, this is the updated report provided by Seismology for the national territory:


The earthquake of magnitude 2.9, 29 kilometers west of Caldera.


The earthquake of magnitude 3.4, 28 kilometers east of Colina.


The earthquake of magnitude 2.6, 35 kilometers west of the Caldera.


The earthquake of magnitude 3.9, 27 kilometers east of Sierra Gorda.


The earthquake of magnitude 5.3, 30 kilometers north of Mina Collahuasi.


The earthquake of magnitude 2.9, 45 kilometers southwest of Mina Collahuasi.


The earthquake of magnitude 2.8, 51 kilometers east of Rancagua.

Earthquakes in Chile

The country is distributed within a seismic zone, so it is normal to see tremors on several occasions during the day, although with different magnitudes. Mineduc explains that this phenomenon occurred because “Chile is located on the western edge of the South American plate, where the Nazca and Antarctic plates converge and produce subduction zones. Meanwhile, the Scotia plate slides horizontally relative to the South American plate, in a transcurrent plate boundary.

To find out, immediately, information on the latest earthquake movements, follow the official report of the National Seismological Center (CSN) of the University of Chile, where you will know the epicenter, latitude, depth and many characteristics.

Google alert earthquake and earthquake

Google has developed an alert system that warns mobile devices with the Android operating system seconds before they start shaking. It contains a free alarm and message, with two versions. If the telluric movements exceed 5.0 magnitude, an alarm is sent to people, and a graphic alert on the screen, accompanied by a loud sound, which cannot be disconnected, and its purpose is that the people they protect themselves.

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