- Paying the bills -

Earthquakes Rocks in Nicaragua’s Western Region

The Nicaraguan Institute for Territorial Studies (INETER) reported Saturday two earthquakes of medium intensity in the department of Chinandega, in the western region of the Pacific n this Central American country, without reporting any damage.

According to the INETER, the first earthquake was recorded at 07:33, local time, with a magnitude of 4.2 degrees in the Richter scale and located 10.8 kilometers deep.

The second earthquake developed at 07:42, local time, with a magnitude of 3.7 degrees in the Richter scale and 6.2 kilometers deep, according to the source.

- payin the bills -

Faced with these two phenomena, experienced by the population from the different municipalities of the department, school students were evacuated as a preventative measure.

Nicaragua is located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, an area of more than 40,000 kilometers, where most of the active volcanoes in the world are and earthquakes occur more frequently and are stronger there.

Often, authorities carry out simulations at schools and throughout the country to increase the capacity of the population and the institutions to face this kind of phenomena and other threats.

- paying the bills -

Related Articles

What is Daniel Ortega looking for in Russia?

TODAY NICARAGUA - "The Nicaraguan delegation has been able to verify...

Covid-19 deaths skyrocket throughout September in Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA - In the past week, a total of 329...

MOST READ

- paying the bills -

Let's Keep This Going!

To be updated with all the latest news and information about Nicaragua and Latin America.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.