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Amateur video shows Chile quake

Amateur video showing the moment that a massive earthquake struck Chile has emerged.

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has announced emergency measures to deal with the destruction caused by Saturday's massive earthquake.

The 8.8 magnitude quake - one of the most powerful recorded - devastated central parts of the country, killing more than 700 people.

In the footage, which was filmed in Santiago, a man can be heard saying "calm down".


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