Where was the earthquake this Wednesday, June 19, in Chile?

Where was the earthquake this Wednesday, June 19, in Chile?
Where was the earthquake this Wednesday, June 19, in Chile?

At the beginning of this Wednesday, June 19, have registered earthquakes of lower intensity in different parts of the country.

Although most of the movements that occur in Chile are imperceptible to the populationit is important to find out about the main movements recorded by the National Seismological Center of the University of Chile.

The large number of earthquakes that our country receives is due to the geographic location of the territory, located on the boundary between the Nazca and South American tectonic plates, which constantly impact.

QUAKE TODAY, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19 IN CHILE

These are the earthquakes recorded by Seismology:

09:49

earthquake magnitude 4.1located 75.37 km northeast of The Andes and at a depth of 137.8 km.

WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF AN EARTHQUAKE?

He National Disaster Prevention and Response Service provided some recommendations on what to do when an earthquake occurs.

  • Keep calm and look for a place of seismic protection.
  • Protect yourself under a firm element. If this is not possible, stay next to the same object.
  • Turn off the electricity and close the water and gas valves.
  • If you are on the street, Stay away from buildings, poles and power lines.
  • If you are at a massive event, the person must stay in place and Protect the head and neck with your arms. In addition, you will also have to follow the instructions of those in charge of security at the venue.
  • If you are driving in a tunnel, bridge or highway, You must reduce speed and stop after leaving the place.
 
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