Chile declares disaster in quake-hit regions
2 April 2014 Last updated at 10:18 BST
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.