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Magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes northern Chile

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Published on : 10 October 2017, 03:12 PM
Magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes northern Chile

 

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck northern Chile.

The quake, which was moderately deep at 82 kilometers (51 miles), struck at 3:32 a.m. local time Tuesday. The epicenter in Tarapaca was 73 kilometers (45 miles) east of the port city of Arica, and 87 kilometers (54 miles) southeast of the more substantial Peruvian town of Tacna.

No further information was immediately available.

 

Source: UNB

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