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    According to seismologists, the earthquake occurred at a depth of 62 kilometres.

    A 5.5-magnitude earthquake has struck 36 km west of Rauco, Chile, according to EMSC. No tsunami alert has been issued.

    ​No casualties or damage have been reported.​​

    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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