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Big quake rattles north Chile, sets off small tsunami waves

Big quake rattles north Chile, sets off small tsunami waves

Sep 17, – The magnitude-8.3 quake hit off northern Chile on Wednesday night, causing buildings to sway in the capital of Santiago and prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning for the Andean nation’s entire Pacific coast. People sought safety in the streets of inland cities, while others along the shore took to their cars […]

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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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