A Big Earthquake Hits Western Nicaragua City of Nagarote

An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck early on Wednesday morning off 29 km west-southwest of the Nicaraguan city of Nagarote at a depth of 111 km, the United State Geological Survey reported. Nicaragua’s disaster prevention agency said on Twitter that no damage was immediately reported and that the quake had been felt in the cities of Leon and Chinandega as well as the capital, Managua.

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