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6.2 Earthquake Hits Nicaragua

A powerful 6,1 earthquake hit Nicaragua on Thursday, April 10, 2014. There were reports [es] of injured people and collapsing of houses as a result of the movement.

The epicenter was located at 20 kilometers North of the capital city Managua, close to Apoyeque volcano, at 10 kilometers depth. In Twitter, users reported aftersocks and suspension of school activities:

Five aftershocks after powerful 6,2 earthquake in Nicaragua: MANAGUA, Nicaragua.- At least…

Schools activities suspended in Managua and León due to the earthquake.

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