Off the coast of Nicaragua an earthquake of magnitude 6.0

© Flickr / Matt KatzenbergerСейсмограф. Archival photoOff the coast of Nicaragua an earthquake of magnitude 6.0© Flickr / Matt Katzenberger

An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred off the coast of Nicaragua, according to the US Geological survey (USGS).

The quake was recorded at 03.40 UTC (06.40 MSK).

The epicenter was located 259 km from the city of Puerto Cabezas in the North-Eastern part of Nicaragua. The focus lies at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Information on possible victims and destructions did not arrive.

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