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Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off Chile

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A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate tsunami warning issued.

The quake occurred at 0949 GMT at the shallow depth of 10 kilometers (six miles) and the epicenter was 1,538 kilometers south-southwest of the capital Santiago.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130520/magnitude-68-earthquake-strikes-chile