6.9-magnitude quake hits southwest of Tajumulco, Guatemala


BEIJING — An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale jolted 8km SW of Tajumulco, Guatemala at 07:29:06 GMT on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 111.52 km, was initially determined to be at 15.0192 degrees north latitude and 91.9285 degrees west longitude. Xinhua/PNA -northboundasia.com