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EMSC revises Dominican Republic region earthquake to magnitude 5.3

(Reuters) -A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck the Dominican Republic region, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said on Friday.

The earthquake was at a depth of 14 km (8.7 miles), EMSC said.

EMSC had earlier pegged the earthquake at a magnitude of 5.9 before revising it to 5.3.

(Reporting by Utkarsh Shetti in Bengaluru)