05:45 GMT03 August 2021
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    BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 took place in northern Chile, not far from the city of Huasco, the National Seismological Center said.

    The earthquake was recorded at 9:01 pm late Saturday local time (01:01 GMT) at depth of over 24 kilometers (about 15 miles). Another tremor was recorded at 0:29 p.m., with a magnitude of 5.8 and a depth of 34.5 kilometres.

    ​There have been no reports of injured people or damage to property.

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