CIEE Security Alert – Chile

Thu, 08/01/2019

All CIEE Valparaiso students are confirmed safe and unaffected following a magnitude 6.8 earthquake off the coast of central Chile. The quake occurred at a shallow depth of 10km (6 miles).  No damage has been reported and tracking services indicate that the quake does not have the potential to produce a tsunami. Tremors were felt as far as the capital Santiago but there have not been any reports of damage to buildings or infrastructure.