A 6.4 magnitude earthquake, with a depth of 19.9 miles, hit the region of Valparasio, Chile Saturday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey reports. The earthquake was originally reported as a 6.6 magnitude, but the USGS later downgraded it to a 6.4.
The Associated Press reports that there were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage from the quake which occurred Saturday evening local time.
There was no tsunami warning issued at the time.
The USGS reported that quake occurred 11 miles west-northwest of a community called, Hacienda La Calera, 20 miles south-southwest of La Ligua, Chile, and 67 miles northwest of Santiago, Chile.
Earlier today, the seismological service reported a magnitude 5.4 earthquake, with a depth of 6.4 miles, 29 miles SE of Abdanan, Iran.
After a wet September, drier weather will finally arrive in Florida for the new month.
Fall air will erase the record warmth that has been gripping the Northeast, while chilly air is set to charge into the Midwest by week's end.
Locally damaging thunderstorms and flooding downpours may travel across a thousand-mile stretch of the nation through the balance of the week.
Residents of Japan are facing another tropical threat from strengthening Typhoon Phanfone.
Hundreds of colorful hot air balloons will dot the blue skies above Albuquerque, New Mexico, this weekend as the 43rd annual Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta begins.
With the United States stretching across such a vast mass of land, the varying landscape offers diverse weather phenomena in every corner of the country.