6.1 magnitude quake strikes Chile

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Associated Press

Posted on November 21, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 21 at 10:00 PM

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A strong 6.1 earthquake struck Chile's central region but authorities said no injuries or damage were reported.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake's epicenter was 34 miles (54 kilometers) south-west of San Antonio and struck Wednesday at 4:36 p.m. local time. The quake shook Chile's capital of Santiago, causing office buildings to sway.

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