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Five dead after massive 8.2 quake hits off Chile; tsunami triggered

Five dead after massive 8.2 quake hits off Chile; tsunami triggered

Apr 02, – A major earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami, causing landslides that blocked highways and leading to five deaths. Officials said the dead included people who were crushed by collapsing walls or were killed by heart attacks. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake […]

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Magnitude 6.7 Quake Hits Pacific coast of Chile

Magnitude 6.7 Quake Hits Pacific coast of Chile

Mar 17, – A powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake jolted Chile’s northern coast Sunday, US geologists said, generating a small tsunami and prompting authorities to evacuate three cities. The quake struck at 6:16 pm (2116 GMT), according to the US Geological Survey, which had originally put the magnitude at 7.0. Located 60 kilometers (38 miles) west-northwest of […]

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