6.7 earthquake shakes Chile

Thursday 31 Jan 2013 9:52 a.m.

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A magnitude-6.7 earthquake has shaken northern Chile but authorities say there are no reports of injuries or damage.

The US Geological Survey says Wednesday's quake at 4:15pm (local time) was centred 44 kilometres north of Vallenar.

The quake shook Chile's capital of Santiago, causing office buildings to sway.

AP

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