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Chile earthquake: Massive 6.8 magnitude quake strikes South American country | World | News


The quake struck just off the coast of Los Lagos in the south of the country. 

According to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the earthquake hit a depth of ten kilometres. 

The quake struck at 9.39pm UTC (6.33pm local time).  

As of yet, there have been no tsunami warnings over the earthquake. 

There have also been no reports of casualties or damage from the aftershock of the earthquake. 

One person said: “It felt very long and prolonged. 

“Some objects also fell from the walls.”

A second said: “It felt very strong, I haven’t felt one like that since 2011.”

More to follow…



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