Magnitude-5.3 temblor shakes northern Chile; no victims or damage

December 17, 2007 13:56


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief


A new earthquake shook central Chile including the capital Monday following temblors over the weekend. No victims or damage were reported. The magnitude-5.3 temblor struck at 6:27 a.m. (0927 GMT), according to the Seismological Institute of the University of Chile. Its epicenter was located 40 kilometers (25 miles) north of the city of Los Andes, and near the port city of Valparaiso. The US Geological Survey reported the magnitude at 4.9 with the epicenter 75 kilometers (45 miles) north of Santiago. Juan Cayupi, a duty official at the government's Emergency Bureau, said "the situation is normal throughout the region, there were no victims or damage."

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

A peacekeeper from the United Nations African Miss
January 20, 2019
Ten U.N. peacekeepers killed in attack in northern Mali