Saturday, March 20, 2010

5.6 magnitude quake strikes Cuba

5.6 magnitude quake strikes Cuba

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck near
Guantanamo, Cuba, on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake was centered 27 miles southwest of Guantanamo and had a depth
of 14 miles, the USGS said.

The United States has a naval base at Guantanamo Bay that includes a
prison housing 188 detainees. There was no immediate word on damages.

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