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M 6.8 in Guatemala on 22 Jun 2017 12:31 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: 6.8M
  • Depth: 46.82 Km
  • Event Date: 22 Jun 2017 12:31 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 2632961 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 22 Jun 2017 12:52 UTC


The maximum Tsunami wave height is  [not yet calculated] in La_Barrita, Guatemala. This height is estimated for 22-Jun-2017 13:16:00.


Known identifiers for this event: gfz2017mdfh (geofonid) pt17173000 (ptwcid) at00ory83s (ntwc    id) us20009p1a (neicid)

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Articles: 329 | About casualties: 45 | Last hour: 0

Slightly damaging earthquake near the coast of Guatemala - June 22, 2017
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 10:20:00 +0200   earthquake-report (en)

Update Friday 07:00 UTC : Latest CONRED statistics as per 16:00 (4 PM) local time 65 incidents reported, 122 affected persons, 21 people with damaged properties, 4 injured, 5 houses with slight damage, 15 houses with moderate damage, 1 house with serious damage, 8 affected roads, 11 affected....

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Magnitude 6.8 earthquake recorded off Guatemalan coast
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:50:00 +0200   nzherald (en)

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) " A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit off Guatemala's Pacific coast on Thursday, shaking much of the country and neighboring El Salvador. There were no immediate reports of damage. The Geological Survey said the 6:31 a.m. (1231 GMT; 8:31 a.m.

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Guatemala Says 1 Person Hurt in Strong Earthquake
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:33:00 +0200   laht (en)

GUATEMALA CITY – The powerful earthquake that struck southwestern Guatemala early Thursday left one person injured and caused light-to-moderate damage to buildings and public infrastructure in five provinces, officials said. The injured person has already been released from the hospital, the head of....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (2), JRC (127), (3), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (6), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),

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