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  • SANTIAGO, April 1- There is no serious damage to infrastructure or reports of victims following a massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of northern Chile on Tuesday evening, a government representative said.

  • Robert Williams of the U.S. Geological Survey, says the earthquake which struck Chile has a depth of 20 kilometers and could potentially displace the sea floor to produce a tsunami.

  • LIMA, April 1- Authorities in Peru started evacuating communities in the southern coastal region of Ica on Tuesday after an 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck off neighboring northern Chile, RPP radio reported.

  • 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.

  • Chile wants northern coastline evacuated after quake Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 8:21 PM ET

    SANTIAGO, April 1- Chile on Tuesday requested the "preventive evacuation" of the country's northern coastline, the country's ONEMI emergency office said on its website, following an earthquake near the mining area of Iquique that authorities fear could cause a tsunami.

  • 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.

  • 5.1 Earthquake rattles LA     Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 2:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports Friday's 5.1 earthquake scared many homeowners.

  • LA preps for future quakes     Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 1:32 PM ET

    Lucy Jones, USGS seismologist, provides insight on what the duration and frequency of earthquakes signals about future quakes.

  • CNBC's Jane Wells reports from Fullerton, California, where home owners are looking into earthquake insurance.

  • Big quake coming to Calif.?     Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest on the 5.1 earthquake that hit Southern California on Friday night.

  • Aftershocks rock California     Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the latest details following Friday's 5.1 earthquake.

  • LA quake hits quiet faultline     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the troubling factors of Monday's 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Los Angeles.

  • Los Angeles jolted by quake     Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    An earthquake of 4.4 magnitude struck in Los Angeles Monday morning. CNBC's Jane Wells reports the USGS warning system notified of the quake a few seconds beforehand.

  • USGS says LA quake magnitude 4.4     Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports a 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit Southern California Monday morning. The quake was followed by a much smaller quake about an hour later.

  • California quake downgraded to 4.4     Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports a 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit Southern California Monday morning.

  • Japan earthquake: 3 years on     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    Seijiro Takeshita, director of Mizuho International, discusses how Japan has changed since a devastating earthquake rocked the country in March 2011.

  • Twenty years ago the devastating 6.7 magnitude earthquake that killed 75 people and left 125,000 homeless shook California. CNBC's Jane Wells reports then and now.

  • LA wildfire dangers     Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports a drought emergency has been declared in California which allows the state to hire more fire fighters. Wells also comments on earthquake insurance policies, 90 percent of California homes do not have quake insurance protection.

  • CNBC's Jane Wells reports Governor Gray Davis has officially declared a drought emergency in California. The Governor calls on all residents to conserve water.

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