An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 occurred in Chile, initially issued and a tsunami warning, which was then canceled, reports Reuters.
The earthquake occurred at 10:32 local time, 15.6 kilometers southwest of Coquimbo, at a depth of 53 kilometers and shook the buildings, causing concern for a possible tsunami.
Subsequently, the tsunami warning was canceled.
According to Reuters, minor damage has been reported to old buildings and power problems in La Serena, a city in the beach area, about 400 kilometers north of Santiago, writes news.ro.
Sunday Express reports that two people died after contracting the infection during the earthquake. Furthermore, the number of people affected by current power is 200,000.