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Chile lifts tsunami warning lifted after 8.2 earthquake

Death toll rises to six after quake shakes area near Iquique

02 April, 15:00
Chile lifts tsunami warning lifted after 8.2 earthquake (ANSA) - Santiago, Chile, April 2 - The Chilean National Emergency Service on Wednesday lifted its tsunami warning along the coast of Chile after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck 98 kilometres northwest of the city of Iquique.

The death had risen to six people following Tuesday night's quake. "The tsunami alarm has been withdrawn across the whole country," announced Chilean Interior Minister Rodrigo Penailillo.

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