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March 25, 2012 (22:37:06 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.1 Maule, Chile

A major earthquake in Maule, Chile shook buildings in the capital city Santiago, 136 miles (219 kilometers) north-northeast of the epicenter. This earthquake occurred on the boundary between the Nazca and South American tectonic plates.

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