Guatemala, Mexico - Earthquake UPDATE (GDACS, USGS, CONRED, Local media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 16 June 2017)
Following the 14 June earthquake in Guatemala near the Mexican border, the death toll continues to rise. As of 16 June at 7.00 UTC, national authorities of Guatemala report that five people were killed, 19 people injured, 3 181 people affected and 173 houses damaged in the departments of San Marcos, Quetzaltenango, Suchitepequez and Retalhuleu. A number of landslides also occurred on the roads of Atlantic and Retalhuleu on 14 June, following the earthquake.
According to the National Coordinator for Natural Disaster Risk Reduction, an Orange Alert is still in effect in the four departments. The assessment of damages is ongoing.