Peru issues tsunami alert after latest earthquake

Peru has issued a tsunami alert after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck off the the northern Chilean coast.

A similar alert was issued yesterday after a larger quake.

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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.