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Magnitude-4.4 quake rattles Nicaragua and El Salvador

April 11, 2014

SAN SALVADOR – A magnitude-4.4 earthquake with an epicenter off the Pacific coast shook both Nicaragua and El Salvador on Wednesday.

The quake was recorded at 13:52 p.m. and its epicenter was located at a focal depth of 98.3 km in the Pacific Ocean, according to a report from El Salvador’s Environmental Observatory at the Environment Ministry.

No casualties or damage was reported.

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