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2 strong quakes strike Puerto Rico

2011-12-17 14:34

San Juan - Two strong earthquakes have struck Puerto Rico within minutes of each other.

The quakes, with magnitudes of 5.1 and 5.3 respectively, occurred three minutes apart just after 02:00 local time Saturday in the Mona Passage, just to the west of the island. A smaller aftershock was reported a few minutes later.

There were no immediate reports of damage.