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M 4.5 in Mexico on 11 Jun 2017 09:55 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
  • Depth: 15.59 Km
  • Event Date: 11 Jun 2017 09:55 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 11 Jun 2017 10:12 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us20009lu8 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 764 | About casualties: 86 | Last hour: 0

6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Guatemala, Mexico; five dead
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 07:00:00 +0200   firstpost (en)

Guatemala : A strong 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit Guatemala and southern Mexico, killing five people, causing power outages, and knocking down homes, officials said. The epicenter was about 156 kilometers (97 miles) west of Guatemala city in the department of San Marcos, the Institute of Seismology said.

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Strong quake kills two as church collapses in Guatemala, shakes Mexico
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 05:16:00 +0200   trust (en)

(Updates death toll, adds details on damage) By Sofia Menchu. GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, June 14 (Reuters) - A strong earthquake hit southwestern Guatemala near the border with Mexico in the early hours of Wednesday, killing at least two people and damaging buildings, including a church and a border bridge, officials said.

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Guatemala: Guatemala, Mexico – Earthquake (GDACS, USGS, NOAA-PTWC, Local media)(ECHO Daily Flash of 14 June 2017)
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 04:24:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 M at the depth of 111 km hit the department of San Marcos (south-western Guatemala), close to the border Chiapas department (Mexico) on 14 June at 7.29 (UTC). USGS PAGER indicated a shake up to "strong" for 997 000 people and up to "moderate" for 8 545 000 people. According to local media, as of 14 June at 10.

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