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6.0 quake hits off Chile

An undersea quake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck off the central Chilean port city of Valparaiso, but there was no immediate report of damage or casualty, Xinhua reported.

world Updated: Jul 17, 2011 14:09 IST

An undersea quake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck off the central Chilean port city of Valparaiso, but there was no immediate report of damage or casualty, Xinhua reported.

The tremor occurred around 8.00pm on Friday, about 80 km off the Valparaiso coast, the US Geological Survey said. There was no danger of a tsunami.