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Magnitude 8.2 Earthquake off Chile

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Shake Map

USGS ShakeMap of the April 1, 2014 earthquake off Chile.

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off Chile on April 1, 2014 at 23:46:46 UTC.

Visit the USGS event page on this earthquake.

For estimates of casualties and damage, visit the USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) website.

Since the magnitude 8.2 event, 47 aftershocks ranging in magnitude have occurred (this statistic could be updated since this story’s posting). These include a magnitude 6.5 on April 3 at 01:58:31 UTC and a magnitude 7.6 on April 3 at 02:43:17 UTC.

For information about tsunami watches, warning or advisories, visit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) tsunami website.

Read additional earthquake information for Chile.

If you felt this earthquake, report your experience on the “USGS Did You Feel It?” website for this event.

The USGS operates a 24/7 National Earthquake Information Center in Colorado that can be reached for more information at (303) 273-8500.

Learn more about the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program.