Off the coast of Chile was a strong earthquake of magnitude 6.7 points.
It is reported that tremors tremors were recorded 19 January 2019 22:32 local time. In the Geological survey said the epicenter was 15 kilometers South-West of the city of Coquimbo region with a population of 142 thousand people. The earthquake lies at a depth of 53 km.
At the same time, local newspaper El Cooperante said that despite the fact that reports of casualties and damage were reported, the National emergency management took the decision to carry out preventive evacuation of the population from the coast near the city of Coquimbo.