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Magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes off Nicaragua's coast

AP     24th April, 2018 09:33:24 printer

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes off Nicaragua's coast

 

The US Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 has struck in the Pacific off the coast of Nicaragua.

 

The temblor was centered about 102 miles (165 kilometers) west-northwest of the capital of Managua and 40 miles (64 kilometers) west of the town of Chinandega.

 

The earthquake occurred around 8:30 p.m. Monday at a depth of about 28 miles (46 kilometers).

 

There were no immediate reports of damage.


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