6.4-Quake Shakes Puerto Rico's Northern Coast

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Residents in San Juan, Puerto Rico say buildings swayed and there's minor damage after an earthquake out to sea struck just after midnight.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 and struck 61 miles away, about 17 miles deep in the ocean. No injuries have been reported.

Earthquakes of similar magnitude have struck near Puerto Rico in recent years.


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