1931 Nicaragua earthquake
|Date||31 March 1931|
|Origin time||16:02 UTC|
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.
- American Assistance Following The Destruction Of Managua By The Earthquake Of March 31, 1931 – University of Wisconsin System
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