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Quake strikes off Nicaraguan coast, no immediate reports of damage

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Sept 22 (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck in the Pacific off the coast of Nicaraguaearly on Wednesday. There were no immediate reports of damage.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit about 78 km (48 miles) southwest of the coastal village of Jiquilillo at a depth of 30.7 km.

The U.S. Tsunami Warning System said there was no tsunami warning after the earthquake.

Reporting by Juby Babu in Bengaluru; Additional reporting by Ismael Lopez Editing by Maju Samuel and Andrew Heavens

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