Two early morning quakes that shook Nicaragua’s Pacific coast were felt in Costa Rica. The first quake, 6.4 on the Richter Scale, was felt as a slight tremor in San José at 3:37am. The replica, registering 5.5, a few minutes later (3:41am), however, went unnoticed.
According to Today Nicaragua, the epicentre of the quake was some 23 kilometres (14 miles) west-southwest of the town of Jiquilillo, and 160 kilometres (99 miles) west-northwest of the capital Managua. The quake’s epicentre was at a depth of 70.9 kilometres (44 miles).
No reports of casualties or damages official sources reported.
No report yet from officials in Nicaragua or Honduras.