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Guatemala   5.7 Magnitude EQ  12/07/2015

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2 earthquakes in map area

  1. M 4.4 – 1km NE of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala

    2015-12-08 13:59:17 UTC 72.0 km

  2. M 5.7 – 1km NNW of Masagua, Guatemala

    2015-12-07 22:53:36 UTC 108.6 km

 

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Strong earthquake strikes near Escuintla in Guatemala, southwest of capital city

PUBLISHED Mon, December 07, 2015 – 6:27pm EST


Credit: Google

A strongly felt earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 has struck near the city of Escuintla in south central Guatemala, not far from the capital, seismologists say. (more)

 

 



The earthquake, which struck at 4:53 p.m. local time on Monday, was centered next to Masagua about 12 kilometers (7 miles) southwest of Escuintla, or 59 kilometers (37 miles) southwest of Guatemala City. It struck about 108.6 kilometers (67.5 miles) deep, making it a relatively deep earthquake, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

 

 

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