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Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Hits In Caribbean Off Central America, USGS Says

Originally listed at 5.9 magnitude, the quake hit at 3.56 p.m. on Sunday.

It struck at a depth of 6.2 miles (10 km) and was centered 96km 60 miles (96 km) northeast of San Andres y Providencia, Colombia.

There is no significant tsunami threat, the Atlantic Tsunami Warning Center says.

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John McCarthy

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John McCarthy has been reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean region since 1989. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan.

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