Magnitude 6.6 quake hits southwest Nicaragua - USGS

by Reuters
Friday, 11 April 2014 20:45 GMT

MANAGUA, April 11 (Reuters) - A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit southwest Nicaragua on Friday near the coast, the U.S. Geological Survey said, shaking buildings in the capital Managua and as far away as San Jose in Costa Rica.

There were no immediate details on any damage.

(Reporting by Alexandra Alper and Ivan Castro)