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Million people forced to flee homes after Chile earthquake

A million people were ordered to evacuate their homes after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake off the west coast of Chile which has killed at least 5 people.

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At least five killed and one million evacuated after Chile quake

At least five people are now known to have died following a powerful magnitude 8.3 earthquake off the coast of Chile.

The Agence France-Presse news agency also reports that one million people have been evacuated from areas hit by the tremors or at risk of tsunami flooding.

Several aftershocks, including one at magnitude-7 and four above 6, shook the region after the initial earthquake.

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