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M 6.9 in Guatemala on 14 Jun 2017 07:29 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.9M
  • Depth: 94 Km
  • Event Date: 14 Jun 2017 07:29 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 5607309 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 14 Jun 2017 09:04 UTC


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Guatemala, Mexico - Earthquake

(Created: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 06:18:00 +02:00)

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Known identifiers for this event: pt17165003 (ptwcid) at00orj0si (ntwc    id) gfz2017lofi (geofonid) us20009mbt (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 617 | About casualties: 95 | Last hour: 0

Guatemala: Sismo daña planteles educativos en Quetzaltenango
Sat, 17 Jun 2017 17:04:00 +0200   reliefWeb (es)

Fuente: Prensa Libre. La Dirección Departamental de Educación (Dideduc) de Quetzaltenango ha evaluado el 99% de los daños ocasionados por el sismo del miércoles último a la infraestructura educativa. Hasta ayer se contabilizaban 69 edificios escolares públicos afectados, más del 50% de estos tienen....

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Permanent Link to Earthquake in Guatemala felt in Belize
Sat, 17 Jun 2017 05:39:00 +0200   reporter-bz (en)

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor. ReporterAdmin ReporterAdmin An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 on the Richter scale, which shook Guatemala near its border with Mexico, was felt in Belize early Wednesday. The tremor struck just short of five miles southwest of Tajumulco, Guatemala, at 1.29 a.m.

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3:02 More than 3,141 People Affected by Earthquake in Guatemala
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 21:46:00 +0200   plenglish (en)

16 de junio de 2017, 15:02 Guatemala, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) While some media insist today on clarifying whether it was an earthquake or not what occurred Wednesday morning in Guatemala, the data of the people increase progressively and they are already going for 1,141.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (2), JRC (127), (3), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (6), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),

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