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6.8 magnitude powerful earthquake jolts Chile

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:01 PM, 3 June 2020  



A powerful earthquake measuring 6.8 magnitudes on Richter scale struck Chile on Wednesday around 3:30 am local time (1:35 pm BD time). 

The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake’s epicenter was 98km south-southwest of the town of San Pedro de Atacama, near the Andes Mountains in the northern Antofagasta region. 

There were no immediate reports of injuries or severe damage, said the local media.