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Debris sits among destroyed homes and boats in Coquimbo, Chile, Friday, Sept. 18, 2015. The Chilean government declared a state of emergency for the region around the port city of Coquimbo, near the epicenter of the quake that struck late Wednesday. The magnitude-8.3 earthquake killed 11 people and caused widespread disruption. Hundreds of soldiers were to be sent to the affected region. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)

Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide estimates that P&C industry insured losses from the 8.3-magnitude earthquake that struck Chile’s central coast near Illapel on September 16 will be between $600-$900 million. 

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Jayleen R. Heft

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