SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) - A strong earthquake rattled El Salvador on Tuesday, but no injuries or serious damages were immediately reported.

The 5.7-magnitude quake was centered about 20 miles off the country's Pacific coast, off Playa El Espino in Usulutan province, according to the country's seismological service.

Emergency services did not report any victims or damages.

The quake, however, was felt by residents of the capital and in the eastern part of the country.