1985 Santiago earthquake facts for kids
Map showing location of the epicenter
|Depth||33 kilometres (21 mi)|
|Areas affected||Chile, San Antonio (Valparaíso Region), Alhué, Melipilla, Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan Region), Rengo (O'Higgins Region)|
|Max. intensity||MM IX|
The 1985 Santiago earthquake was registered the Sunday March 3, 1985 at 22:47 UTC (19:47 local time). Its epicenter was on the coastline of the Valparaiso Region, Chile, near Algarrobo. It had a magnitude of 8.0 on the Richter scale.
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