37 magnitude earthquake hits Nicaragua

first_imgA magnitute-3.7 earthquake rattled the Pacific coast of Nicaragua at 09:40 local time on Friday.The shake raised the alarm of the population, but there were no reports of casualties or damage, daily La Prensa reported.The epicenter was located north of Lake Masaya, southwest of Managua, said the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (Ineter) in a statement.A seismologist for Ineter, Greyving Argüello, said the quake occurred at a depth of less than a mile and explained that it was caused by a “local faulting process.”According to reports, the quake was felt strongly in the provinces of Masaya, Granada, Rivas and Managua. Facebook Comments Related posts:Magnitude-4.4 quake rattles Nicaragua and El Salvador Magnitude-4.3 earthquake shakes Nicaragua Seven temblors jolt Nicaragua over the weekend Nicaraguan officials on alert for seismic activitylast_img

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