Venezuela hit by 7.3-magnitude earthquake

Venezuela hit by 7.3-magnitude earthquake

August 21. 2018 – The Guardian. UK.

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Buildings in the capital Caracas have been evacuated and shaking has been felt across the Caribbean

Venezuela’s northern coast has been rocked by a powerful earthquake that was felt across the Caribbean and sent people rushing out into the streets hundreds of kilometres away in the capital, Caracas.

The United States Geological Survey said a 7.3-magnitude earthquake had struck off the South American country’s northern coast at 5.31pm local time on Tuesday, east of the city of Carúpano at a depth of 123km (76 miles). The Colombian Geological Service said it was a 7.0-magnitude quake.

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Report from Trinidad:

No Severe Injuries, Fatalities Or Major Damage After 6.8M Earthquake

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