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6.3 magnitude quake shakes southern Chile

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake shook the southern Chilean city of Concepcion Wednesday, five years after a quake and subsequent tsunami hit the same area, killing more than 500 people.



Santiago: A 6.3-magnitude earthquake shook the southern Chilean city of Concepcion Wednesday, five years after a quake and subsequent tsunami hit the same area, killing more than 500 people.

Chile`s National Seismological Center said the quake struck at 3:27 pm (1827 GMT), with its epicenter in the town of Cobquecura, about 500 kilometers (300 miles) south of the capital Santiago.

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