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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits off northern Chile – USGS

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A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Chile’s coast on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate reports of major damage or casualties.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Students discover 7,000-year-old mummy in Chile

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A group of students discovered a 7,000-year-old mummy during a trip to northern Chile, local media reported Monday.

Posted: May 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Strong aftershock rocks Chile

Locals inspect a boat washed ashore by a small tsunami, in the northern town of Iquique, Chile, on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck the northern coast of Chile. Tuesday night's quake was not the big one seismologists expect eventually.  AP

Northern Chile was rocked Monday by a strong aftershock in the same coastal area hit last week by an 8.2-magnitude quake, authorities said. No damage or casualties were reported.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Aftershocks rattle Chile as military keeps order

People take shelter under a tent decorated with a Chilean flag after evacuating their homes due to earthquakes in Alto Hospicio, Chile, Thursday, April 3, 2014. Coastal residents of Chile's far north spent a second sleepless night outside their homes as major aftershocks continued Thursday following a magnitude-8.2 earthquake that damaged several thousand homes and caused six deaths. (AP)

Coastal residents of Chile’s far north spent a second sleepless night outside their homes as major aftershocks continued Thursday following a magnitude-8.2 earthquake that damaged several thousand homes and caused six deaths.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

New evacuations in Chile after major aftershock

White barricade tape that reads in Spanish; "Danger," blocks off damage caused overnight in the port of Iquique, Chile, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Chilean authorities discovered surprisingly light damage Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake that struck in the Pacific Ocean, Tuesday evening, near the mining port of Iquique, a northern coastal city of nearly 200,000 people. Six deaths have been reported. AP

Coastal residents of Chile’s far-north spent a second sleepless night outside their homes early Thursday after a major aftershock rattled an area hit a day earlier by a magnitude-8.2 earthquake that caused some damage and six deaths. No new major damage or casualties were reported.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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