Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes Atacama area in Chile


An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude struck the Atacama region in central Chile on Tuesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

The earthquake was 123 km (76 miles) north-northwest of La Serena, Chile and at an estimated at a depth of 30 km (18.6) miles, EMSC said.

The tremors of the earthquake were also felt in Argentina.

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