6.8-magnitude quake rocks ChileBy IANS
Saturday, February 12, 2011
CONCEPCION - A 6.8-magnitude quake rocked the Bio Bio region in southern Chile but there was no damage or casualty, Xinhua reported.
The quake occurred at 17.05 p.m. Friday, and its epicentre was located 45 km north of Concepcion at a depth of 28 km, the US geology survey said.
The quake caused panic among people in Concepcion. Officials have ruled out the possibility of tsunami.