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8.3-magnitude quake hits Chilean coast

Updated 1:44 PM ET, Thu September 17, 2015
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A man secures a Chilean flag on a roof in Concon, Chile, after tsunami waves triggered by a 8.3-magnitude earthquake damaged homes and businesses on Thursday, September 17. Several coastal towns were flooded. Matias Delacroix/AP
A boat stands on a dock after it was lifted by tsunami waves in Coquimbo, Chile, on September 17. Hernan Contreras/AP
A woman and girl sit outside September 17 after spending the night on the top of a hill on the outskirts of Illapel, Chile. Luis Hidalgo/AP
A man stops to pet a dog in Concon on September 17. About 1 million people evacuated the coastal region. Authorities said at least 10 people died and one person is missing. CHRISTIAN MIRANDA SCHNOHR/AFP/Getty Images
People work to recover their belongings in Concon on September 17. CHRISTIAN MIRANDA SCHNOHR/AFP/Getty Images
A man cleans up in Concon on September 17. VLADIMIR RODAS/AFP/Getty Images
A man stands in front of a damaged RV in Concon on September 17. CLAUDIO REYES/AFP/Getty Images
Rescue workers walk through Concon's streets on Wednesday, September 16. VLADIMIR RODAS/AFP/Getty Images
People evacuate a mall in Santiago, Chile, on September 16. Nadia Perez/Agencia Uno/AP
Police patrol a debris-strewn street in Valparaiso, Chile, on September 16. Pablo Ovalle Isasmendi/AGENCIA UNO via AP
People pick up belongings in the flooded streets of Concon on September 16. VLADIMIR RODAS/AFP/Getty Images
A store in Concon is damaged by the earthquake on September 16. VLADIMIR RODAS/AFP/Getty Images
A police officer in Santiago directs traffic as people line up for public transportation after the earthquake struck on September 16. Luis Hidalgo/AP
Customers had quickly evacuated a mall in Coquimbo as the ceiling of a food court collapsed on September 16. @maikelsin Twitter