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.
Prelim M5.9 Earthquake near the coast of Guatemala Dec-19 12:35 UTC, updates https://t.co/DmkpA2UAxf— USGS Big Quakes (@USGSBigQuakes) December 19, 2019
No victims or damage have been reported at this time.
INFORMACIÓN PRELIMINAR. A las 6:35 horas se registro un sismo de magnitud 5.8 con epicentro a 35 kilómetros al SurOeste de San José, Escuintla en el Océano Pacífico.— CONRED (@ConredGuatemala) December 19, 2019
Fuente: INETER. pic.twitter.com/cAIrl8gW4t
In 2018, the Fuego volcano started to erupt in southern Guatemala, prompting an evacuation of the area and triggering a 5.8-magnitude earthquake.