Initial reports indicated no major damage from the quake,
which was also felt in El Salvador.
The quake struck 15 miles south of the town of Granada, near the
country's Pacific coast, at a depth of 86 miles, the USGS said.
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
said a tsunami was not expected due to the depth of the quake.
The tremor came a day after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake shook
western Nicaragua at a shallow depth of 6.2 miles, knocking out
power and phone lines in some areas of the capital.
(Reporting by Alexandra Alper and Ivan Castro;
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