Earthquake Guatemala 7.2 causes alerts country wide

Posted on November 7, 2012 • Filed under: Guatemala, TRAVEL reported that according to the scientific body, the tremor occurred at 10:35 hours (16:35 GMT), with five intensity on the Mercalli scale. The epicenter was 200.5 kilometers southwest of the capital, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, facing Champerico Retalhuelu. The quake that was sensitive in most of Guatemala, Mexico and El Salvador, has not generated tsunami warning. Damage and injuries According to reports from relief agencies, most of the damage occurred in the southwestern departments of the country. Read Article

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