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Magnitude 5.3 quake hits Dominican Republic -USGS

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WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck the Dominican Republic on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

The quake was centered 10 miles (16 km) south-southeast of Ocoa, Peravia, in the Caribbean country and struck at a depth of 6.2 miles (10 km), the USGS said.

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