Magnitude 6.3 Quake Strikes Chile, No Damage Reported

February 10, 2016 2:22 AM

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A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck Chile's central region Tuesday evening, shaking buildings as far away as the capital of Santiago. But no damage or injuries were reported and authorities discounted the possibility of a tsunami hitting the country's long coast.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the epicenter of the quake was 25 miles (40 kilometers) west of Ovalle. It struck at 9:33 p.m. and caused buildings to shake in Santiago, 202 miles (326 kilometers) to the south-southeast. The USGS reported a 5.1-magnitude aftershock at 9:47 p.m. in the same central C...

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