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Magnitude-6.5 earthquake recorded off coast of Nicaragua

1 year 8 months 4 days ago Wednesday, September 22 2021 Sep 22, 2021 September 22, 2021 8:02 AM September 22, 2021 in News
Source: Associated Press
Managua, Nicaragua

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says there has been an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Nicaragua.

The quake, which was at a moderate depth of 30 kilometers (20 miles) occurred at 4:57 a.m. (0957 GMT) on Wednesday some 78.2 kilometers (48.5 miles) off the coast of the beach resort of Jiquilillo.

No tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage.

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