Thursday , August 5 2021

Marcelo Lagos refers to an earthquake registered in Coquimbo

A strong earthquake 6.7 degrees It happened during the night of this Saturday in the central zone of the country.

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In conversation with Teletrece, Marcelo Lagos, a geographer at the Catholic University, said that what happened was a earthquake occurring on the northern boundary of the earthquake rupture on September 16, 2015 and that the zone contains energy that was not released at that time.

Lagos did not rule out the occurrence of secondary tremors after the earthquake and that these movements confirm that the area has the potential to generate seismic activity and that It is probably "connected" to the earthquake that occurred in 2015.

Considering the summer season, the UC seismologist he asked calmly, emphasizing that these earthquakes come to remind us that Chile is one of the most seismic countries in the world and that is why it serves to make the population Be aware of resguardos in case of high intensity earthquake.

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