Magnitude-6.8 earthquake strikes Chilean coast

November 7, 2015 8:43 AM

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SANTIAGO, Chile – A strong magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck central Chile on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at 4:31 a.m. 29 miles southwest of the city of Ovalle, nearly 185 miles northwest of the capital of Santiago. It struck at a depth of 22 miles.

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