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Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 strikes Antofagasta, Chile

An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 struck Antofagasta in Chile on Tuesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

The quake was at a depth of 140 kilometers (86.93 miles), 22 kilometers from Calama, EMSC said.

Chile is the world's largest copper producer and most of its large operations are in Antofagasta region.

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