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Powerful Quake Off Chilean Coast Prompts Tsunami Warnings

A powerful earthquake struck southern Chile on Sunday, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor had a magnitude of 7.7 and was centered 40 kilometers southwest of Puerto Quellon on Chile's sparsely populated southern coast. It struck at 11:22 am local time (1422 UTC). U.S. and Chilean authorities issued tsunami warnings for areas within 1,000 kilometers of the...

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