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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes off Nicaraguan coast

ANI | Updated: Nov 09, 2021 14:02 IST


Managua (Nicaragua), November 9 (ANI/Sputnik): A powerful 6.2 magnitude earthquake occurred on Tuesday off the western coast of Nicaragua, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center said.
The earthquake was recorded at 12:25 a.m. local time (06:25 GMT).

The epicenter was located 97 kilometers (60 miles) southwest of the city of Masaya with a population of about 130,000 people. The hearth was located at a depth of 80 kilometers.
No information on casualties or damage was reported. A tsunami threat message was not issued.
The earthquake was preceded by a 5.8 magnitude quake, which struck several hours before. (ANI/Sputnik)

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