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6.6-magnitude earthquake hits Chile

A map shows where a 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014.
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit Chile on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.

The earthquake hit 37 miles NNE of Valparaiso at 3:32 p.m. and had a depth of 37.3 miles, the USGS said. It was first reported as a 6.3-magnitude earthquake but was later upgraded.

There was no immediate word on any damages or injuries, but electricity and telephone outages were reported in some areas.

DEVELOPING: We will add more details to this report as they become available.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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