Major earthquake rocks El Salvador

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There have been no initial reports of injuries or major infrastructure damage after a strong earthquake hit El Salvador early on Wednesday morning.

According to the US Geological Survey, the tremor was measured at a magnitude of 5.9 on Richter scale.

It hit 46 km south of Nueva San Salvador, La Libertad.

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck of Japan's southeastern coast on Tuesday.

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