earthquakes in Nicaragua

Three major earthquakes in Nicaragua in less than 8 hours

Nicaragua Earthquake

Three earthquakes of magnitude 5.8, 5.7 and 6.2 shook the Pacific coast of Nicaragua this Monday and early Tuesday, according to reports from the United States Geological Survey (USGS, for its acronym). in English).

The seismic focus of the first 5.8 magnitude earthquake was located 35 kilometers deep and the epicenter was located 77.2 kilometers north-northeast of Masachapa,

The second earthquake, of magnitude 5.7, was registered 66 kilometers from Tola, Nicaragua, with a depth of 35 kilometers.

The third earthquake, measuring 6.2, was located 61 kilometers from Masachapa, with a depth of 35 kilometers.

Nicaraguan Vice President Rosario Murillo asked the families to “clear the exits of the houses” and “remain alert” after the earthquakes.

So far no damage or injuries have been reported.

The US National Tsunami Warning System has not issued any warning for Nicaragua so far.

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