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No initial reports of injuries, major damage in 5.9 quake: DC EMS

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Posted: Aug 24, 2011 12:59 PM
No initial reports of injuries, major damage in 5.9 quake: DC EMS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There are no initial reports of injuries or major damage in Washington, D.C. from a 5.9 magnitude earthquake that shook the city and surrounding areas, according to the city's fire and emergency services Twitter feed.

There are reports of damaged buildings, but none confirmed at this time, it said.

(Reporting by Jeremy Pelofsky, editing by Eric Beech)


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