5.6 magnitude earthquake hits Guatemala

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5.6 magnitude earthquake hits Guatemalas

An earthquake measuring 5.6 has hit Guatemala as they recover from the devastating effects of Volcano Fuego, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) says.

The tremor hit at late Sunday and was felt in El Salvador. According to authorities, strong shaking was felt from the earthquake which was located at a depth of 100 kilometers about 67 kilometers southwest of Guatemala City.

Disaster officials say there have been no reports of damages.

The quake came two weeks the volcano erupted leaving dozens dead, injured, or missing. Some 110 people died and about 200 are still missing following the eruption in May.

Authorities, on Sunday, called off a search for the missing.

Source:https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Devastated-Guatemala-Hit-by-5.6-Magnitude-Earthquake-20180618-0003.html


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