5 dead, 1 million evacuated from the coast after 8.3 magnitude earthquake hits Chile

The scene in Chile where an earthquake struck Wednesday night.
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At least five people are dead and 20 injured following a magnitude-8.3 earthquake that struck off the coast of northern Chile Wednesday night.

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Catherine Garcia, The Week US

Catherine Garcia is night editor for TheWeek.com. Her writing and reporting has appeared in Entertainment Weekly and EW.com, The New York Times, The Book of Jezebel, and other publications. A Southern California native, Catherine is a graduate of the University of Redlands and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.