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SBS News   05 November 2019   Chile   Coquimbo  
<p>A magnitude-6.0 quake has struck near the coastal city of Coquimbo in central Chile, the US Geological Survey says, causing building to shake in capital city Santiago but no damage.<br>The quake, reported earlier by the European-Mediterranean Seismological ...
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The Independent   20 January 2019   Chile  
<p>A magnitude- 6.7 earthquake hit the coast of north Chile, causing buildings to shake and fears of a possible tsunami.<br />The quake struck at 10.32pm local time (01.31GMT) about 9.7 miles southwest of Coquimbo, according to the United States Geological ...   28 April 2017   Chile   Valparaiso  
<p>Since 22 April 2017, an earthquake swarm has been in progress offshore the port city of Valpara&iacute;so, which has been widely felt in Chile&rsquo;s capital, Santiago. This sequence began with a M=6.0, and was followed two days later on 24 April, by a ...
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The Guardian   25 April 2017   Chile   Valparaiso  
<p>A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 has struck off the west coast of Chile, rocking the capital Santiago and generating at least two significant aftershocks.</p> <p>No major damage was immediately apparent, according to an assessment by Chile&rsquo;s ...
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NDTV   11 November 2015   Chile   Coquimbo  
<p>Washington: A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of central Chile late Tuesday but there was no immediate tsunami alert, US seismologists said.<br />The epicenter of the quake was near the coast, about 93 kilometers (57 miles) northwest ...
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CBCnews   17 September 2015   Chile   Coquimbo  
<p>COQUIMBO, Chile -- Parts of this port city were a disaster zone Thursday after an 8.3-magnitude quake hit off the coast, killing at least 12 people and likely causing billions in damage. Overturned cars and splintered boats sat mud next to furniture, toppled ...
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The Daily Telegraph   17 September 2015   Chile   Antofagasta  
<p>Operations were suspended at two major copper mines operated by Codelco and UK-listed Antofagasta after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Wednesday, killing at least five people and slamming powerful waves into coastal towns.</p ...
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