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6.5 magnitude earthquake recorded off coast of Nicaragua

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 occurred at 4:57 a.m. on Wednesday some 78.2 kilometers 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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