Earthquake Today: 7.0 Temblor Hits off Coast of Chile, Tsunami Warning Issued

March 16, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

An earthquake hit today off the coast of Chile on Sunday.

The 7.0 temblor struck about 40 miles (64 kilometers0 west-northwest of Iquique and 101 miles (162 kilometers) south-southwest of Arica, the U.S. Geological Service said.

It hit at a depth of 20.5 miles (33 kilometers).

A tsunami warning was issued along the coast, and evacuations were ordered as a precaution, reported Reuters.

There’s no tsunami warning as of yet.

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