World Bulletin / News Desk
A magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocked central Chile late Saturday, monitors said, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
It had a depth of 9.8 kilometers.
Chile's National Emergency Office, or ONEMI, estimated its strength at 6.1 on the Richter scale.
The Navy's hydrographic and oceanographic service found that the quake "has the characteristics to generate a tsunami".
However, no warning was issued by the Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
A series of smaller earthquakes in Valparaiso in the evening hours rattled locals.Güncelleme Tarihi: 24 Nisan 2017, 09:11