1985 Santiago earthquake

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1985 Algarrobo earthquake
Calle destruida por el terremoto de 1985.jpg
Map showing location of the epicenter
UTC time1985-03-03 22:47
ISC event529084
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local dateMarch 3, 1985 (1985-03-03)
Local time19:47 UTC-3
Magnitude8.0 Mw
Depth33 kilometres (21 mi)
EpicenterAlgarrobo
Areas affectedChile, San Antonio (Valparaíso Region), Alhué, Melipilla, Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan Region), Rengo (O'Higgins Region)
Max. intensityMM IX
LandslidesYes
Casualties177

The 1985 Santiago earthquake was registered the Sunday March 3, 1985 at 22:47 UTC (19:47 local time). Its epicenter was on the coastline of the Valparaiso Region, Chile, near Algarrobo. It had a magnitude of 8.0 on the Richter scale.