2014 Mexico–Guatemala earthquake

2014 Mexico–Guatemala earthquake
Date July 7, 2014
Origin time 11:23:54 UTC
Magnitude 6.9 Mw
Depth 53 km (33 mi)
Epicenter 14°43′N 92°28′W / 14.72°N 92.46°W / 14.72; -92.46Coordinates: 14°43′N 92°28′W / 14.72°N 92.46°W / 14.72; -92.46
Type Dip-slip
Areas affected Mexico
Max. intensity VIII (Severe)
Landslides Yes [1]
Casualties 5 dead, 12 injured [1]

The 2014 Mexico–Guatemala earthquake struck 4 km (2.5 mi) west of Puerto Madero on July 7 at 05:23:54. The shock had a moment magnitude of 6.9 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe).[2] Collapsed buildings and a heart attack resulted in the deaths of five people and another 12 were injured.[1]

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