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Strong quake hits off Chile's North coast, no damage

By Reuters | Sun, 16 Mar 2014 23:11 PM
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Santiago, March 16 (Reuters) - A strong quake struck off northern Chile on Sunday evening, triggering a preventive evacuation of part of the coastal area but not causing any injuries or damage to the country's crucial copper mines.

The magnitude 6.7 quake, originally measured as a 7.0, was centered 37 miles (60 km) west-northwest of Iquique and hit at a ...

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