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Earthquake hits Chile

CHILE (CNN)-- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 has struck about 41 miles  south of Concepcion, Chile, according to the U.S. Geological Survey on Friday.

The quake was 22 miles deep.  There are no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

The quake struck in the same area as an 8.8-magnitude quake in February that triggered a tsunami, left 800,000 people homeless and caused $30 billion in damage.

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