300 Quakes In A Week Cause Fear In Chile

More than 300 quakes of all magnitudes have hit Chile’s far northern coastline in the past week,  keeping people on edge as scientists say there is no way to tell if the unusual string of tremors is a harbinger of an impending disaster. ”The situation is out of the ordinary. There’s a mix of a string of tremors and their aftershocks that make things more complex to evaluate. We can’t rule out a larger quake,” Mario Pardo, deputy head of the Universidad de Chile seismology center, told the local newspaper.

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