6.5 magnitude earthquake hits Central America

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale was felt in Central America. The earthquake was felt along the Pacific coast of El Salvador. The US Geological Survey reported that the earthquake was felt at a depth of 70 km.

Residents rushed out of their homes after the tremors were felt across El Salvador and Nicaragua. No casualties or damages have been reported so far. The country’s environment ministry said there is no threat of a tsunami. The quake was felt strongly in the Nicaraguan capital and along the Pacific coast, but there were no casualties, Nicaraguan Vice President Rosario Murillo said.

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