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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes northern Chile -USGS

By Reuters | Sat, 22 Mar 2014 13:40 PM
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WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck the northern coast of Chile on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake was located 63 miles (101 km) northwest of the copper-exporting port of Iquique and had a depth of 7.1 miles (11 km), the USGS said.

There was no immediate threat of a tsunami, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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