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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits the Pacific south of Chile


SANTIAGO, Chile — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 struck the Pacific off southern Chile on Friday, but no damage was reported.

The US Geological Survey said the epicenter was 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) below the surface, about 142 kilometers (88 miles) west of Ancud, a town 1,120 kilometers ( 696 miles) south of the Chilean capital, Santiago.

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