The US Geological Survey is reporting a very strong Magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck northern Chile just minutes ago. The quake, northeast of the city of Iquique, took place at a depth of 97km and was widely felt in Chile, Bolivia and Peru.
No word yet on damages or injuries.
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Shake map from USGS shows how widely the earthquake was felt:
Video from a private residence captures moments of today's quake: