Chile calls off tsunami alert after 8.2 magnitude quake

Breaking News April 02, 2014 00:00

SANTIAGO - Chile on Wednesday called off a tsunami alert declared after an 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck the northern part of the country.



Interior Minister Rodrigo Penailillo announced the decision by the national disaster agency ONEMI, and raised the death toll from the quake from five to six.
AFP
 

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