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Sunday 20 April 2014

Powerful earthquake rocks central Chile

A POWERFUL magnitude 6.7 quake struck central Chile today, the U.S. Geological Survey said.



It said the quake struck 56 miles (90 km) southwest of the city of Copiapo at a shallow depth of 15.8 miles (25 km).

The Chilean emergency office said the quake did not trigger a tsunami and that no preliminary damage was reported.



Reuters

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