8.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northern Chile, at least 5 Dead

A powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off Chile's northern coast late Tuesday, triggering landslides and a tsunami and killing at least five.

Chilean Interior Minister Rodrigo Penailillo, as cited by the CNN, informed that the death toll included four men and one woman, two of whom had died due to cardiac arrest and three had been crushed to death.

Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Rocks Chile

An earthquake with a 6.2 magnitude has rocked Chile's northern coastline, but no damage has been reported.

No tsunami warning is to be issued for now, Al Jazeera has reported.

Earlier this week, a 6.7-magnitude earthquake shook Chile’s northern Pacific shore on Sunday, causing the evacuation of more than 100,000 people.