MOSCOW, August 18. /TASS/. A 5.7 magnitude earthquake rocked Chile late on Wednesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.
According to EMSC, the epicenter was located at a depth of 100 kilometers (about 62.1 miles) some 23 kilometers (14.3 miles) to the southeast of the city of Rancagua, which boasts a population of about 212,000.
There were no immediate reports about possible casualties or damages caused to the infrastructure as a result of the natural calamity.