Earthquake Shakes Chile

Posted September 14th, 2011 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck Chile early Wednesday . The earthquake was centered 35 kilometers north of Valparaiso, Chile and 119 kilometers northwest of Santiago, Chile.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred offshore, at a depth of 19 kilometers.

There were no early reports of damage or injuries.

There have been several earthquakes in the same area over the past week.