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6.7 earthquake hits northern Chile

Published: Wednesday January 30, 2013 | 4:09 pm Comments 0

(AP) 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 the quake was centered 27 miles or 44 kilometers north of Vallenar.

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

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