Sunday, March 8, 2009

Temblor Felt Across Guatemala

An earthquake centered about 80 kilometers southwest of Quetzaltenango struck today at 4:15 PM local time. The quake was measured by the U.S. Geological Survey at magnitude 4.9 on the Richter scale and was felt in all parts of Guatemala.

Observers close to the epicenter reported the quake as short but intense.

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