The death toll in the earthquake in Guatemala has risen to five

© AP Photo / Luis SotoПоследствия disasters in Guatemala. Archival photoThe death toll in the earthquake in Guatemala has risen to five© AP Photo / Luis Soto

Up to five people increased the number of victims of the massive earthquake in Guatemala, reported the national service to reduce the impact of natural disasters.

Previously reported two dead. It is now known that just killed four women and one man in the departments of Retalhuleu, Quetzaltenango and San Marcos. Another seven people were injured, and the number of people affected by the disaster exceeded 600 people. Partially destroyed over 40 buildings.

The magnitude of the quake was 6.6, epicenter was located eight kilometers from the city of Tajumulco almost on the border with Mexico. After the main underground shock was followed by about 10 replicas of lesser strength.

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