Massive earthquake hits Chile

Women push a child in a grocery cart

Women push a child in a grocery cart as they evacuate their homes after a strong aftershock in Iquique, Chile, early Thursday, April 3, 2014. A powerful aftershock hit Chile's far-northern coast late Wednesday night, shaking the same area where a magnitude-8.2 earthquake hit just a day before causing some damage and six deaths. (Credit: AP / Cristian Vivero)

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Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake -- a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.

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