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A 5.4 magnitude earthquake has shaken Jamaica with no immediate reports of casualties or damage

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A 5.4 magnitude earthquake has hit Jamaica and prompted people to flee buildings amid heavy shaking. The earthquake on Monday was located about two miles (four kilometers) west-northwest of Hope Bay. The U.S. Geological Survey said it occurred at a shallow depth of six miles (10 kilometers). The earthquake prompted panic on the island. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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