Strong but deep quake hits Guatemala

May 3, 2009 20:40

Seismologists are reporting a strong but deeply centered earthquake in Guatemala. Local radio stations say there are no reports of damages or injuries. The US Geological Survey says the quake had a magnitude of 6.1 and was centered 45 kilometers southeast of Quetzaltenango, the country's second-largest city. The epicenter is 70 kilometers from the capital, where the quake was not felt strongly. The Survey says it hit at 11:21 a.m. It struck at a depth of 100 kilometers.

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