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Powerful Magnitude 7.8 Aftershock Hits Chile Following Tuesday’s Massive Quake

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A damaged house is seen in Arica after a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit off Chile's Pacific coast. (Christian Jamett/AFP/Getty Images)

A damaged house is seen in Arica after a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit off Chile’s Pacific coast. (Christian Jamett/AFP/Getty Images)

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SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — USGS says powerful 7.8-magnitude aftershock rocks Chile’s northern coast, day after 8.2 quake.

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday, killing at least six people.

That earthquake struck around 4:47 p.m. Pacific time, about 99 kilometers west of the port city of Iquique in northern Chile. Seismologists initially reported the earthquake was magnitude 8.0.

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