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Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes Easter Island region -EMSC

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6.6 magnitude quake hit Easter Island

An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck the Easter Island region in the Pacific Ocean near Chile on Tuesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

The quake was at a depth of 33 km (20.5 miles), the EMSC said. Chile’s National Emergency Office (ONEMI) said the earthquake did not generate conditions for a tsunami on Chile’s coasts.

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