Saturday, April 17, 2010

Strong 6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Northern Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile -- A strong earthquake has shaken northern Chile.There are no immediate reports of victims or damage from the quake, which the U.S. Geological Survey gave a preliminary magnitude of 6.2.Friday morning's temblor hit at 11:52 a.m. local time (10:52 a.m. ET).Its epicenter was near Copiapo, 380 miles north of the capital of Santiago.

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