Mid-sized quake hits off central Chile coast; no damage reported

By Reuters | Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:45 PM

(Adds quake magnitude, no tsunami warning)

SANTIAGO, April 30 (Reuters) - A shallow 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of central Chile on Wednesday, rattling buildings in the capital, Santiago, but not causing any damage.

There was no tsunami alert following the short but brusque tremor, according to the country's emergency office.

The quake struck 29 miles (47 km) north of the ...

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