6.6-magnitude earthquake hits Cuba

6.6-magnitude earthquake hits Cuba
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  • calendar-gray 29 April 2020

According to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit 48 kilometres (almost 30 miles) southeast of the Baracoa region with the epicentre located at a depth of 2 kilometres, APA reports citing Sputnik. 

At the moment, there have been no reports of any damage or injuries inflicted by the tremor. 

The news comes as the country is suffering from a harsh drought, with temperature breaking records of 39.7 C (103.4 F), so the local authorities have to supply water to people in several regions.

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