Chile hit by strong aftershock after quake

Mar 17, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT
People wait in high areas after hearing a tsunami alert following a quake in Iquique, 1800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on March 16, 2014.
AFP/Aldo Solimano

A strong aftershock 6.2 in magnitude struck offshore northern Chile early on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, following a 6.7 magnitude earthquake nearby on Sunday that caused only minor damage but led to brief evacuations along the coast.
Background
Strong 6.2 magnitude aftershock hits off northern Chile [Reuters]
Magnitude-6.7 quake hits Chile, 100,000 evacuated [USA Today]
 

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