Magnitude 5.0 tremor shakes Chilean capital, no damage reported

February 17, 2015 3:34 PM

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SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.0 earthquake shook central Chile on Tuesday morning, rattling buildings in the capital Santiago, but there were no reports of any damage.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the tremor, which struck at 11:35 am local time (1435 GMT), had a magnitude of 5.0, was centered 123 km northwest of Santiago and had a depth of 85 km.

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