A magnitude-5.5 earthquake rocked four regions in northern and central Chile, including the capital, on Wednesday, but no injuries or damage were reported, officials said. The temblor occurred at 10:06 a.m. and affected the Coquimbo, Valparaiso, Santiago and O'Higgins regions, the National Emergency Management Office said.

The University of Chile's Seismology Institute, meanwhile, said the quake's epicenter was located 165 kilometers (103 miles) northeast of the town of Los Andes and some 230 kilometers (143 miles) from Santiago in the Andes mountains.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.5 kilometers (9.6 miles), the institute said.

The temblor was felt with some intensity in the town of Petorca and with less intensity in La Serena, Coquimbo, Ovalle, Illapel, Viña del Mar, Valparaiso, San Felipe, Los Andes, San Antonio, Rancagua and Santiago, the National Emergency Management Office said.