Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes coast of Chile

By Agence France-Presse
Monday, May 20, 2013 9:06 EDT
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A scientist points to a seismograph that was recorded by an earthquake monitoring station in the French city of Strasbourg, on March 11, 2011 (AFP)
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A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate tsunami warning issued.

The quake occurred at 0949 GMT at the shallow depth of 10 kilometers (six miles) and the epicenter was 1,538 kilometers south-southwest of the capital Santiago.

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