Chile Earthquake March 19, 2012: 4.9 Magnitude
4.9 Magnitude Earthquake Near Antofagasta, Chile
An earthquake struck Antofagasta, Chile at just before 7pm local time on March 19, 2012.
So far, no reports of major damage or serious injury have emerged. Chile suffers frequent earthquakes over the years due to its position along the Ring of Fire. The largest measured 8.8 in magnitude, just over two years ago.
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