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.