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  • Writer's pictureKyle Sooley-Brookings

6.8 earthquake strikes off Chilean coast

A powerful earthquake measuring a magnitude of 6.8 shook the coast of Chile on Sunday.

In the capital, Santiago, buildings could be seen swaying.

There were no injuries or damage.

The earthquake happened at 10:57 am local time at a depth of 9 kilometers.

There was no tsunami threat.

The USGS initially calculated the magnitude at 7.2.


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