M7.4 Earthquake Strikes Guatemala

At 10:35 local time, a Mw 7.4 earthquake struck 35km off the coast near the Guatemala/Mexico border. The area has experienced more than 70 aftershocks. The quake was felt throughout the country and was even felt 600 miles away in Mexico City. Damage was been reported in houses and some municipal buildings. The death toll has risen to 52 deaths with many coming from the city of San Marcos. For more information, visit the LFE event page for this event.