Chile Earthquake Shakes News Station As News Reporter"s On Air A strong and prolonged earthquake of magnitude 6.5 has shaken central Chile. Authorities have ordered a preventative evacuation of parts of the coastline.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake's epicenter was 30 miles northeast of Valparaiso, Chile, and it had a depth of 15.5 miles. It struck at just before midnight local time.
Residents say the quake was felt for almost a minute.
Authorities say the evacuation was