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5.0 earthquake strikes near Puerto Rico

5.0 earthquake strikes near Puerto Rico

5.0 earthquake hits near PR

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake struck near the south coast of Puerto Rico Tuesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The initial tremor struck at 9:45 a.m. EST and was centered 13.6 miles south of Guanica, Puerto Rico.

The quake’s depth was relatively shallow at about 4.3 miles beneath the surface.

The USGS initially estimated the quake’s magnitude at 5.3 before downgrading it to 5.0.

There have been no reports of damage or injuries.

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