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Friday July 12, 2024

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Guatemala, El Salvador

The earthquake was recorded at a depth of 119 kilometers

By Web Desk
January 27, 2024
A representational image of seismic waves caused by an earthquake. — Al Arabiya
A representational image of seismic waves caused by an earthquake. — Al Arabiya

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit the southern Pacific coast of Guatemala late Friday, Al Arabiya News reported citing the country's INSIVUMEH seismological agency.

El Salvador, a neighbour of Guatemala, felt the same earthquake that struck the Escuintla area of Guatemala.

No immediate reports of damages or casualties have been made yet.

The earthquake was recorded at a depth of 119 kilometres (73.9 miles) by the German Research Centre for Geosciences, which also reported a magnitude of 6.1.


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