Evacuation ordered after latest Chile earthquake

Chile's emergency office has ordered the preventative evacuation of northern coastal areas after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake. There have been around 30 earthquakes and severe aftershocks off the coast of Chile in the past 24 hours.

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Chile feels nearly 30 earthquakes in 24 hours

Chile feels nearly 30 earthquakes in 24 hours Credit: USGS

There have been around 30 earthquakes and severe aftershocks off the coast of Chile in the past 24 hours maps from the US Geological Survey show.

Yesterday a areas were evacuated when an 8.2 magnitude quake sparked a tsunami alert.

Chile feels nearly 30 earthquakes in 24 hours Credit: USGS

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