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1931 Nicaragua earthquake

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Origin time  16:02 UTC
Areas affected  Nicaragua
Magnitude  6.0
Date  31 March 1931
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The 1931 Nicaragua earthquake devastated Nicaragua's capital city Managua on 31 March. It had a magnitude of 6.0, and killed 2000 people. A major fire started and destroyed thousands of structures, burning into the next day. At least 45,000 were left homeless and losses of $35 million were recorded.

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