Quake strikes central Chile

Last updated 11:16 22/11/2012

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A strong 6.1 earthquake struck Chile’s central region, but authorities said no injuries or damage were reported.

The US Geological Survey said the quake’s epicentre was 54km south-west of San Antonio and struck Wednesday at 4.36pm local time (NZT 8.36am Thursday).

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

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