Update Earthquake

April 25th

Please take a look at the report prepared by Luis Vanegas with regards to the earthquakes in Nicaragua this April.

On the first day (Thursday April 10th), an earthquake of 6.2 on the seismic magnitude scale occurred. The next day, an ever stronger earthquake happened with a magnitude of 6.6. The aftershocks lasted for more than 10 days reaching the 5.6 grade in the scale.

Schools and government institutions’activities were suspended in Managua and León. A total of 2354 houses were damaged in Managua, León, Granada, Carazo, Madriz and Boaco. One person died and 37 were injured.

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