05:01 GMT13 August 2020
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    The seismic activity was recorded at a depth of 10 kilometres. There are no reports of damage or casualties caused by the tremor.

    An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale was recorded 34 km southwest of El Tocuyo, Venezuela at 15:08:50 (UTC), the United States Geological Survey reports.

    In 2018, the northern coast of the Latin American nation suffered a major 7.3-magnitude earthquake that shook buildings as far away as the capital, Caracas.

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