November 25, 2018 / 9:30 PM / 16 days ago

Magnitude 5.6 quake hits in Caribbean off Central America: USGS

(Reuters) - A magnitude 5.6 quake struck off the Caribbean coast of Central America at 3:56 ET (2056 GMT), the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday.

Originally listed at 5.9 magnitude, the quake had a depth of 6.2 miles (10 km) and was centered 60 miles (96 km) northeast of San Andres y Providencia, Colombia, the USGS said.

There was no significant tsunami threat, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

Reporting by Peter Cooney in Washington; Editing by Phil Berlowitz

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