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6.5-quake shakes Puerto Rico causing minor damage

Published: 01.13.14, 07:36 / Israel News

A strong earthquake out to sea shook Puerto Rico early Monday, causing minor damage in some places.


Some people reported items falling in their home and dozens said they felt buildings sway in the capital of San Juan, about 96 kilometers) from the quake's epicenter.


The US Geological Survey said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 and struck just after midnight about 56 kilometers north of Hatillo. It said the quake occurred 28 kilometers deep. (AP)


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