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Chile: Port of Coquimbo remains closed as damage is evaluated

While so far it seems the Chilean Port of Coquimbo has not suffered major structural damage from last week’s earthquake, the site remains closed for all operations. port

An 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck the South American country on Wednesday evening around 144 miles north-west of the capital Santiago, resulting in one million people being evacuated from their homes.

Website Diarioeldia.cl reported the port’s general manager Rodrigo Trucco said a first analysis has suggested the port was in good shape, but it would remain closed until further assessments had been carried out.

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