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    5.6-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Off Guatemalan Coast - USGS

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    In early November, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported that another strong 5.6 -magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala.

    The USGS has reported that a strong 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Guatemala earlier on Saturday. 

    The epicentre of the quake was at a depth of 47.6 kilometres and was located 41 kilometres north of Champerico, Retalhuleu Department, and 66.7 kilometres northeast of Tiquisate in Escuintla Municipality.

    ​No information on casualties or damage has been reported so far.

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    earthquake, magnitude, US Geological Survey (USGS), Guatemala
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