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Disaster declared after Chile quake

Chile declares three northern regions hit by a 8.2 magnitude earthquake to be disaster areas, with at least five people left dead.

Chile has declared three northern regions hit by a 8.2 magnitude earthquake to be disaster areas.

At least five people are known to have died and tens of thousands of people have been evacuated.

The quake struck at 20:46 local time (23:46 GMT) about 86km (52 miles) north-west of the mining area of Iquique, the US Geological Survey said.

Alpa Patel reports.