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    At least one person was killed by an earthquake that hit a municipality in El Salvador Tuesday, local law enforcement revealed.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck El Salvador's municipality of Antiguo Cuscatlan, killing at least one person, local media said Tuesday, citing police.

    ​According to TeleSur media outlet, the local police reported one person dead after a collapse on the Los Chorros road, while three people were hospitalized.

    The quake occurred at the depth of 4 kilometers (about 2.5 miles), with its epicenter about 10.5 kilometers (6.5 miles) west of the country's capital.


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