Tetemeko kubwa la ardhi limeipiga Chile na kusababisha tishio la kutokea kwa tsunami, katika eneo lake la pwani na maeneo mengine ya bahari ya Pacific.

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Tetemeko hilo lenye ukubwa wa 8.3 katika vipimo vya ritcha, lilipiga maeneo ya pwani na kuenea kwa kilomita 250 kaskazini magharibi wa mji mkuu Santiago.

Nchi hiyo imewahamisha wakazi milioni moja katika eneo la pwani, Rais wa Chile amethbitisha watu watano wamepoteza maisha baada ya tetemeko hilo kupiga

Kumeshuhudiwa matetemeko mingine midogomidogo katika eneo hilo.
p024ry69 image.adapt.960.highRescue workers inspect a car caught under a landslide after an earthquake and tsunami hit the northern port of Iquique, April 2, 2014. The earthquake, with a magnitude of 8.2, struck off the coast of northern Chile near the copper exporting port of Iquique on Tuesday evening, killing six and triggering the tsunami that pounded the shore with 2-meter (7-foot) waves. REUTERS/Cristian Vivero (CHILE - Tags: DISASTER) - RTR3JOHW

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