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USGS reports 6.0-magnitude quake off Chile's northern coast

AP  |  Santiago 

The US Geological Survey says a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of northern Chile, at the border with Peru.

The quake was recorded at 3:46 am local time at a moderate depth of 32 kilometers (20 miles). It was 38 kilometers (24 miles) west-southwest of the Chilean city of Arica. There is no immediate report of damage.

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First Published: Tue, December 03 2019. 15:30 IST
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