Terrifying video shows home shaking in 6.7-magnitude Chile quake

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit north-central Chile on Saturday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, with police reporting the deaths of two people from heart attacks.

The quake struck at a depth of 53 kilometres with an epicentre some 15 km southwest of Coquimbo, according to USGS.

An elderly man and an elderly woman from Coquimbo suffered cardiac arrests as a result of the quake, according to police.

This clip shows a home rattling violently in Coquimbo.

"I was brushing my teeth when suddenly everything moved abruptly," said the filmer.