Dominican Republic Earthquake
January 5, 2012 by staff
Local rescue officials and the U.S. Geological Survey say the earthquake struck at 5:35 a.m. local time Thursday, and its epicenter was six miles deep (10 kilometers) in Ocoa province, 34 miles (55 kilometers) west of the capital of Santa Domingo.
Rescue official Juan Manuel Mendez says his group has not received reports of damages or of people hurt and has not issued any tsunami warning. Mendez says there were reports of hundreds of frightened people rushing out of their houses in various cities, including Santo Domingo.
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