Tsunami warning issued in the Pacific following earthquake

Tsunami warning issued in the Pacific following earthquake

A tsunami warning has been issued in the Pacific - after an earthquake more than 100 miles west of Chile.

The 7-point-7 magnitude quake was about nine miles deep.

A US-based monitor says parts of Chile's central and southern coast could be affected.

The quake was centred about 25 miles south west of Puerto Quellon and at a depth of 20 miles.

Chilean officials have declared a preventative tsunami alert.

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