A powerful 8.3 magnitude earthquake followed by a dozen strong aftershocks has struck off the coast of central Chile. Authorities have issued tsunami warning for the area, urging people along the coastline to evacuate.
A powerful earthquake has hit central Chile, causing buildings to sway in the capital Santiago, officials say.
The 8.3-magnitude tremor was centred off the coast, about 144 miles (232km) north-west of the capital.
Five people are now known to have died, and one million residents have been evacuated from coastal areas. There were reports of panic in some cities.