Magnitude 5.6 quake hits Guatemala

Magnitude 5.6 quake hits Guatemala
# 18 August 2020 17:07 (UTC +04:00)

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit Guatemala, 6 km to the south of Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said, APA reports citing Sputnik.

​According to seismologists, the quake happened at 10:01 UTC, at a depth of 100 kilometres.

The nearest settlement to the epicentre of the quake is Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa with a population of 62,100 people.

No injuries or damage has so far been reported.

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