Magnitude 5.5 quake hits near Chile's copper mining area

By REUTERS
June 25, 2016 03:19

 
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A magnitude 5.5 quake struck near Chile's copper mining area in the north of the country, the US Geological Survey said on Friday.

The earthquake, located 116 miles north of the city of Copiapo, was relatively deep, 80.8 miles below the earth's surface, the USGS said.

Chile, located in the earthquake-prone Ring of Fire, is the world's largest producer of copper

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