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Posted: Jan 30, 2013 1:47 PM

Updated: Jan 30, 2013 1:49 PM

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

The U.S. Geological Survey says Wednesday's quake at 4:15 p.m. (3:15 p.m.; 2015 GMT) was centered 27 miles (44 kilometers) north of Vallenar.

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

Topics: Chile-Earthquake

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