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Strong 6.1 quake shakes Nicaragua, no major damage

By Reuters | Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:29 AM
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By Ivan Castro

MANAGUA, April 10 (Reuters) - A strong earthquake shook western Nicaragua on Thursday, knocking out power and phone lines in some areas of the capital Managua, a Reuters witness said, but there were no reports of fatalities or major damage.

The quake had a magnitude of 6.1, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and was very shallow at a depth of 6.2 miles (10 km). It was previously reported...

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