Guatemala Earthquake

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Selasa, 19 Januari 2010



EQ-20100118-165722-GT Common Alerting Protocol
Magnitude: 6.0
Mercalli scale: 6
Date-Time [UTC]: 18 January, 2010 at 15:40:32 UTC
Local Date/Time: Monday, January 18, 2010 at 15:40 in the afternoon at epicenter
Location: 13° 48.600, 90° 12.000
Depth: 103 km (64.00 miles)
Region: Middle America
Country: Guatemala
Distances: 18.61 km (11.56 miles) W of Pasaco, Departamento de Jutiapa
Source: RSOE-EMSC
Generated Tsunami: Not or no data!

A 6.0 on the Richter scale earthquake in Guatemala in the Pacific ocean near the coast on Monday, January 18 According to the United States Geological Survey.

Guatemala earthquake did not cause any ravaging. The report said that the earthquake came in Guatemala 9.40 in the morning, local time.

WSW of AH Ahuachapán, El Salvador & Fifty Three km WSW of Cuilapa, Guatemala has been touched by the quake.

Earthquake in Guatemala has arrived 6 days after eliminating 7.0 on the Richter scale earthquake that caused Haiti death toll of seventy thousand reached yet as reported & cause hundreds of thousands of people could not live.

Republic of Guatemala is a Central American country. Only covers less than one hundred and ten thousand square kilometers with a population estimated fourteen million.

Guatemala's copiousness of biologically important ecosystems & alone conduces to Mesoamerica's name as a biodiversity hot spot.

Guatemala is a steep, left the area south & north Inshore lowland greatly from the competent. Two mountain chains get intoGuatemala from west to east, divides the country into 3 major areas: mountain-plateau is located, while the sea-coast of the Pacific, south of the mountains; & the competent region, the northern mountains. All major cities are located on the Pacific coast & highlands. Competent is meagerly populated. These 3 areas to paint the climate, altitude, and landscape, plying dramatic counterpoints between the hot & humid tropical lowlands and highlands dry bleaker & peak. At four thousand two hundred and twenty meters, Volcan Tajumulco, is the highest point in the countries of Central America

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