September, 14, 2010
Los Angeles, Chile
A strong 6.0 earthquake hit Los Angeles Bio-Bio Chile around a half hour ago, according to the USGA. The shaker was felt throughout a wide range of the Southern portion of this country that has had its share of major quakes during the past several months.
Remember Los Angeles is earthquake country. Period.
|Depth||17.6 km (10.9 miles)|
|Region||OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE|
|Distances||35 km (20 miles) SW of Concepcion, Bio-Bio, Chile|
70 km (45 miles) NNE of Lebu, Bio-Bio, Chile
105 km (65 miles) WNW of Los Angeles, Bio-Bio, Chile
465 km (290 miles) SSW of SANTIAGO, Region Metropolitana, Chile
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 17.4 km (10.8 miles); depth +/- 2.5 km (1.6 miles)|