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Major earthquake in Chile, tsunami warning issued
A massive earthquake of a magnitude of 8.8 struck Chile early Saturday. Tsunami warnings were also issued in Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica and many Pacific islands after the massive earthquake in Chile.

A massive earthquake of a magnitude of 8.8 struck Chile early Saturday. The powerful 8.8-magnitude quake struck in the early hours of this morning, collapsing buildings and downing phone lines across the country.
 
Tsunami warnings were also issued in Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica and many Pacific islands after the massive earthquake in Chile.
 
The epicenter of the Chile earthquake was around 350 kilometers southwest of Chile capital, Santiago, near the city of Concepcion. Concepcion is Chile's second largest city with a population of around 200,000. President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet declared a "state of catastrophe" in central Chile.
 
According to the early report from different sources at least 50 people were dead in this earthquake. Electricity supply and telecoms services were have been badly impacted in Chile due to major earthquake.
 
According to the report earthquake jolted Chile at 1:34 AM EST and several big aftershocks later hit the south-central region, including ones measuring 6.9, 6.2 and 5.6.
 
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