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Magnitude 6.7 earthquake shakes northern Chile

A magnitude-6.7 earthquake shook buildings and broke some windows in northern Chile on Wednesday, but officials discounted the possibility of a tsunami and reported no major damages.

 

The US Geological Survey said the quake struck at 4:15 pm (3:15 p.m.; 2015 GMT) and was centered 27 miles (44 kilometers) north of Vallenar, Chile. (AP)