6.1 magnitude quake hits northern Chile

Dhaka,  Tue,  25 April 2017
Published : 15 Apr 2017, 16:57:26
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6.1 magnitude quake hits northern Chile

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck northern Chile, 144 km (90 miles) southeast of Calama, at a depth of 188 km, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said on Saturday.

The earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 and struck at about 5:15 a.m. (0815 GMT), USGS said, reports Reuters.

There were no immediate reports on social media of damage or casualties.

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