6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes near Nicaragua’s capital

6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes near Nicaragua’s capital

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A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck near the Nicaraguan capital of Managua on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey reports. The epicenter was located 18 km southeast of the town of Larreynaga at a depth of 10 km. According to witnesses the quake knocked out telephone lines and power in some areas, but there were no further details on additional damage.

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