Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 strikes near coast of Northern Chile

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An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck near the coast of Northern Chile on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said.

It earlier showed the magnitude as 7 and 6.7, with the quake at a depth of 10 km.

There was no tsunami threat from the earthquake, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. 

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