KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 11 -- An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck Northern Chile at 3.36 pm today.
According to a statement from the Malaysian Meteorological Department, the epicentre of the earthquake was 188 kilometres (km) southwest of Iquique, Chile at a depth of 81km.
The quake did not pose a tsunami threat to Malaysia, it said.
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