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6.0 aftershock rocks Chile

A strong magnitude 6.0 aftershock struck Chile on Monday, two weeks after a huge quake and tsunami waves killed hundreds and caused massive damage, the US Geological Survey said.

world Updated: Mar 15, 2010 19:07 IST

A strong magnitude 6.0 aftershock struck Chile on Monday, two weeks after a huge quake and tsunami waves killed hundreds and caused massive damage, the US Geological Survey said.

The latest tremor, one of over 200 aftershocks to rock the South American nation since the massive magnitude 8.8 quake on February 27, hit at 8:08 am (1108 GMT) 110 kilometres north-northwest of the coastal city of Concepcion.

It had a depth of 10 kilometres.