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Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Earthquake In Guatemala.

Guatemala map
 A 7.4-magnitude earthquake has struck off Guatemala's Pacific coast, reportedly killing at least eight. Though Guatemala's president says at least 15 people are dead.
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina declared a national alert and advised people in affected areas to evacuate tall buildings as a precaution.
Alot of  people have fled from their offices and homes around the region.
Quake officials said the tremor hit at about 10:35 local time (1635 GMT) about 23km (15 miles) from the coastal town of Champerico. This region is prone to earthquakes

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