Chile hit by powerful quake aftershock, no major damage

By Reuters | Thu, 3 Apr 2014 06:05 AM

By Anthony Esposito and Rosalba O'Brien

SANTIAGO, April 2 (Reuters) - A powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Chile late on Wednesday but there were no reports of damage and a precautionary tsunami alert along the coast and in neighboring Peru was called off.

It was the strongest of several aftershocks that followed a huge 8.2-magnitude quake blamed for six deaths in the same region ...

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