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    ​The geological service marked the level of seismic threat as green, which means there is little chance of casualties and economic damage.

    A 5.9 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Guatemala, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

    The quake occurred at a depth of 31 km, according to the USGS.

    No victims or damage have been reported at this time.

    ​​In 2018, the Fuego volcano started to erupt in southern Guatemala, prompting an evacuation of the area and triggering a 5.8-magnitude earthquake.

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