A powerful earthquake occurred on the border of Mexico and Guatemala

A strong earthquake occurred on Sunday at the border of Mexico and Guatemala, the data on casualties or damage have been reported yet, according to the National Seismological Service of Mexico.

Magnitude quake was 6.2, the epicenter was located in the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas, about 190 kilometers from the capital of Guatemala. Tremors were felt in most parts of Guatemala and caused panic among the population.

According to the Guatemalan media, the tremors did not allow the country's president, Otto Perez Molina to end the press conference on the consequences of earlier earthquake on November 7. The head of state broke communion with reporters immediately after the alert system worked.

According to some data, the earthquake caused the Nov. 7 death of 42 people, has 18.7 thousand evacuated, some regions of Guatemala's economy suffered greatly.

Perez Molina has called the earthquake last week, the strongest in the country for the past 36 years. In 1976, as a result of powerful earthquake in Guatemala killed about 23 thousand people, injured 70,000 people.

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