While so far it seems the Chilean Port of Coquimbo has not suffered major structural damage from last week’s earthquake, the site remains closed for all operations. port
An 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck the South American country on Wednesday evening around 144 miles north-west of the capital Santiago, resulting in one million people being evacuated from their homes.
Website Diarioeldia.cl reported the port’s general manager Rodrigo Trucco said a first analysis has suggested the port was in good shape, but it would remain closed until further assessments had been carried out.
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