Magnitude 7.3 quake strikes off Venezuelan coast

People wait in the streets after evacuating buildings in Caracas on August 21 following an earthquake.

(CNN)A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck Tuesday near Yaguaraparo, off the northeastern coast of Venezuela, according to the US Geological Survey.

No injuries or deaths were reported, but several buildings were shaken causing structural damage, the country's Interior Ministry said.
Stefano Pozzebon, a journalist in the country's capital Caracas, told CNN he felt shaking for at least one minute, and a seven-floor building he was in was evacuated.
The USGS said the quake had a depth of 76.5 miles. No tsunami warnings were issued.