A sizable magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Northern Chile along the coastline. This marks new unrest for South America after a week of relative silence.
It would appear things are heating up internationally — a series of volcanic eruptions yesterday (Sakurajima , Ontake) into today, now the 6.0M strikes South America.
Also seeing lava levels increase in Hawaii at Kilauea Volcano.
Information on the 6.0M from the USGS:
|Magnitudeuncertainty||6.0 mb± 0.0|
|Locationuncertainty||22.202°S 68.657°W± 5.8 km|
|Depthuncertainty||109.3 km± 5.6|
|Origin Time||2015-03-28 16:36:52.720 UTC|
|Number of Stations||–|
|Number of Phases||53|
|Minimum Distance||52.43 km (0.47°)|
|Travel Time Residual||1.16 sec|
|FE Region||Antofagasta, Chile (123)|