Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in Guatemala

Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in GuatemalaBUENOS AIRES, Aug. 14 — RIA Novosti, Alexander Solovsky.Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred on Sunday at 119 kilometers west of Guatemala City, the data on casualties and property damage do not, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 19.21 MSK. Their epicenter was located 40 kilometers to the south of the city of Quetzaltenango at a depth 69 kilometers.

Quetzaltenango City since 1839 was the capital of the country. After the devastating earthquake in 1902 the capital was moved to Guatemala City.

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