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High intensity earthquake jolts Chile, causes immense destruction

High intensity earthquake jolts Chile, causes immense destruction

India TV News Desk [Updated: 04 Apr 2014, 11:33 AM IST]
  • People sit outside as they evacuate their homes after a strong aftershock in Iquique, Chile, early Thursday, April 3, 2014. A powerful aftershock hit Chile's far northern coast late Wednesday night, shaking the same area where a magnitude 8.2 earthquake hit just a day before causing some damage and six deaths. (AP Photo)
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    People sit outside as they evacuate their homes after a strong aftershock in Iquique, Chile, early Thursday, April 3, 2014. A powerful aftershock hit Chile's far northern coast late Wednesday night, shaking the same area where a magnitude 8.2 earthquake hit just a day before causing some damage and six deaths. (AP Photo)

  • Cracks line a road after an earthquake near Alto Hospicio, Chile, Thursday, April 3, 2014. A magnitude 8.2 earthquake hit Chile's Pacific coast late Tuesday, followed by daily aftershocks. (AP Photo)
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    Cracks line a road after an earthquake near Alto Hospicio, Chile, Thursday, April 3, 2014. A magnitude 8.2 earthquake hit Chile's Pacific coast late Tuesday, followed by daily aftershocks. (AP Photo)

  • Chilean authorities discovered surprisingly light damage Wednesday from a magnitude 8.2 quake that struck in the Pacific Ocean, Tuesday evening, near the mining port of Iquique, a northern coastal city of nearly 200,000 people. Fishing boats were lifted onto city streets and others were sunk in the port. Six deaths have been reported. ( AP Photo)
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    Chilean authorities discovered surprisingly light damage Wednesday from a magnitude 8.2 quake that struck in the Pacific Ocean, Tuesday evening, near the mining port of Iquique, a northern coastal city of nearly 200,000 people. Fishing boats were lifted onto city streets and others were sunk in the port. Six deaths have been reported. ( AP Photo)

  • A fire burns at a restaurant after an earthquake in Iquique, Chile. (AP Photo)
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    A fire burns at a restaurant after an earthquake in Iquique, Chile. (AP Photo)

  • Chile's President Michelle Bachelet arrives at the airport in Iquique, Chile. (AP Photo)
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    Chile's President Michelle Bachelet arrives at the airport in Iquique, Chile. (AP Photo)

  • Morning fog lifts at the Chorrillo dock in the Pacific Ocean, revealing small scale fishing boats in Lima, Peru. (AP Photo)
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    Morning fog lifts at the Chorrillo dock in the Pacific Ocean, revealing small scale fishing boats in Lima, Peru. (AP Photo)

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