Magnitude 7.0 offshore quake rattles El Salvador

2016-11-24 21:25


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San Salvadore - A magnitude 7.0 earthquake has occurred off El Salvador's Pacific coast.

The country's civil defence office said there are no immediate reports of damages or injuries from the quake that hit at 12:43  (18:43 GMT).

The US Geological Survey says the epicentre was about 153 km south-southwest of the port of El Triunfo, El Salvador.

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