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Magnitude 6.7 quake strikes Chile, no tsunami threat: USGS

01 January, 2019 8:22 am 8:22 am

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit the coast of north-central Chile, the US Geological Survey said. The quake struck about 15.6 km (9.7 miles) south-southwest of Coquimbo, the USGS said. The relatively shallow quake, just 53 km (33 miles) below the surface, rattled buildings in the capital city of Santiago. The Pacific Tsunami … Read More