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Chile: 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits, No Casualties


A 6.5-magnitude earthquake rocked central Chile 122 kilometers (about 75 miles) from the country’s capital Santiago on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The epicenter was located 42 kilometers to the north of Valparaiso at a depth of 67 kilometers. There have been no reports of injuries or damage and a tsunami warning was not issued.

In February 2010, Chile was hit with a devastating 8.8-magnitude earthquake triggering a tsunami that lead to the deaths of more than 500 people.

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