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Magnitude 7.5 quake hits off Guatemala's Pacific Coast

Reuters
Nov 07, 2012 at 10:39pm IST

Washington: A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck off Guatemala's Pacific Coast on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.

The temblor was centered about 28 miles (45 km) southwest of Champerico, Guatemala, at depth of 20.5 miles (33 km), USGS said. The quake was originally reported at a magnitude of 7.3.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not issue a tsunami warning.

Magnitude 7.5 quake hits off Guatemala's Pacific Coast

The US Geological Survey said the epicenter of the earthquake was about 45 km southwest of Champerico, Guatemala.

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