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Magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes northern Chile

October 10, 2017 - 12:11 AM

SANTIAGO, Chile - The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck northern Chile.

The quake, which was moderately deep at 82 kilometres (51 miles), struck at 3:32 a.m. local time Tuesday. The epicenter in Tarapaca was 73 kilometres (45 miles) east of the port city of Arica, and 87 kilometres (54 miles) southeast of the larger Peruvian city of Tacna.

No further information was immediately available.

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