21:56 GMT20 September 2020
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    According to seismologists, the earthquake occurred at a depth of 44 kilometres.

    A 6.5-magnitude earthquake has struck near the coast of Northern Chile. No tsunami alert has been issued.

    ​No possible casualties or damage have been reported so far.

    ​Chile is situated in the easternmost part of the Ring of Fire, a seismically active zone in the Pacific Ocean, where many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur, including powerful ones.

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