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Magnitude 5.3 quake strikes off Dominican Republic's coast

February 04, 2019 - 7:29 AM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has struck off the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic, rattling nearby Puerto Rico but with no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at 9:33 a.m. local time (1433 GMT) and was centred 19 miles (31 kilometres) south-southeast of Boca de Yuma at a depth of 42 miles (68 kilometres).

Officials with Puerto Rico's Seismic Network say the quake was felt along the U.S. territory's western coast.

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