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Quake hits southern Chile, a year after huge one

Chile state emergency office said there were no reports of damages, injuries.

Santiago: A strong quake of 6.0 magnitude struck on Sunday about 23 miles south of Concepcion, Chile, at a depth of 10.4 miles, according to the US Geological Survey.

Chile`s state emergency office Onemi said there were no reports of damages or injuries and no risk of a tsunami. A spokeswoman said there were partial power cuts in the area, however.

One year ago on February 27, Chile was hit with a massive, 8.8-magnitude quake and subsequent tsunami that killed more than 500 people and caused some USD 30 billion in damage.
The worst-hit region was in the south, near Concepcion.

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