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*Epicenter of quake off Chile's northwest coast. SANTIAGO, April 1- A major earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the coast of northern Chile on Tuesday, causing five deaths and triggering a tsunami that pounded the shore with 2- meter-tall waves.
SANTIAGO, April 1- Chile's Interior Minister Rodrigo Penailillo said a tsunami alert for the country's coastline will remain in place for at least another six hours following a major earthquake.
SANTIAGO, April 1- A major earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami that hit the northern part of the country, but the government said there was no serious damage and no reports of deaths. Chile is the world's No. 1 copper producer but key mining firms said there was no serious damage to their operations.
April 1- A tsunami warning could be issued for Hawaii due to a magnitude 8.0 earthquake that struck on Tuesday off the coast of Chile, U.S. officials said. If tsunami waves reach Hawaii they would strike at 3:24 a.m. local time on Wednesday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a statement.
SANTIAGO, April 1- Chile's navy says a tsunami has already hit some areas in the north of the country following a massive earthquake offshore.
WASHINGTON, April 1- A major earthquake of magnitude 8.0 struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday, sparking a tsunami warning for all of South and Central America's Pacific coast, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. The warning said that aside from Chile, the coasts of Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua were also at risk.
WASHINGTON, April 1- A massive magnitude 8.0 earthquake on Tuesday off the coast of Chile, near the mining port of Iquique, sparked a tsunami warning for all of Latin America's Pacific coast, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was very shallow, only 6.2 miles below the seabed.
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