Guatemala, Mexico – Earthquake (GDACS, USGS, NOAA-PTWC, Local Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 14 June 2017)
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 10.00 (UTC), several building have been damaged in the Guatemalan towns of Retalhuleu and Mazatenango.
As of 14 June at 10.00 (UTC) no significant widespread tsunami threat was posed, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre.