Devastated Guatemala Hit by 5.6-Magnitude Earthquake


An earthquake measuring 5.6 has hit Guatemala as they recover from the devastating effects of the Fuego volcano, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Guatemala Volcano Search Called Off Despite 200 Unaccounted For

The tremor hit late Sunday and was felt in El Salvador. According to authorities, strong shaking was felt from the earthquake which was located at a depth of 100 kilometers about 67 kilometers southwest of Guatemala City.

Disaster officials say there have been no reports of damages.

The quake came two weeks after the Fuego volcano erupted leaving dozens dead, injured, or missing. Some 110 people died and about 200 are still missing following the eruption in May.

Authorities, on Sunday, called off a search for the missing.



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