7.8 Richter earthquake felt in the area where the Prat military base is located in the Chilean Antarctic territory


Seismology of Chile and SHOA, confirmed that the large-scale earthquake was perceived in the Chilean Antarctic the base of Prat is located.

Through Twitter, both organizations reported the earthquake, which would have had a magnitude 7.4 and Richter would have occurred 1862 kilometers northeast of the military base, without meeting the necessary conditions to generate a tsunami in the Chilean coasts.

According to the corresponding authorities, the telluric movement was centered 48 kilometers north of Isla Blanco, located between the island of Jorge and the group of the islands Tule del Sur. in the South Sandwich Islands, belonging to the United Kingdom.

News in development.


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