6.7 Earthquake Strikes Nicaragua Coast

The USGS reported that a 6.7 earthquake has struck off the western coast of Nicaragua.

“Notable quake, preliminary info: M 6.7 – 58 km WSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua,” said the USGS.

The USGS said that the earthquake occured 07:42:46 (UTC) and was located 11.554°N 86.992°W and had a 25.3 km depth.

A video from an affected area has shown a wall cracking and shaking during the quake. 

There have no reported fatalities or injuries yet while no tsunami warning was raised in the region. 


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