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Magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes western Chile

SANTIAGO, 27th November, 2022 (WAM) -- A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck today western Chile, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

In a statement, USGS said that the epicentre of the quake was located on one of the Chilean islands in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at a depth of 10 kilometres.

There have been no reports so far of human or material losses due to the earthquake, it added.

Lina Ibrahim