A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit the coast of Nicaragua

An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred off the coast of Nicaragua, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

The earthquake was recorded at 03.40 UTC (06.40 Moscow time).

The epicenter was located 259 kilometers from the city of Puerto Cabezas in northeastern Nicaragua. The focus lies at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Information about possible victims and destruction was not received.