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Magnitude 6.3 TARAPACA, CHILE

Monday, February 04, 2008 at 17:01:29 UTC

News Release

The following is a revised REPEAT revised release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred about 40 km (25 miles) ENE of Iquique at 10:01 AM MST, Feb 4, 2008 (2:01 PM local time in Chile). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage.

Felt (V) at Alto Hospicio, Huara, Iquique and Pozo Almonte; (IV) at Arica and Camarones; (II) at Antofagasta. Felt at Calama. Felt (III) at Tacna, Peru.

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver


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