The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck northern Chile.

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck northern Chile.

The quake, which was deep at 68 miles, struck at 10:06 p.m. local time Saturday. The epicenter in Tarapaca was 47 miles east of the city of Putre, and 73 miles southeast of the Peruvian city of Tacna.

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Local media in Chile said there were no immediate reports of damage and that the navy’s oceanographic service had discarded the possibility of a tsunami.

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An earthquake with a similar strength shook Tarapaca last October.

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