Aumenta a cinco el número de muertos por sismo en Guatemala

Aumenta a cinco el número de muertos por sismo en Guatemala (+Fotos)

View of damages caused by an earthquake in Quetzaltenango, 220 km from Guatemala City, on June 14, 2017. 
A strong 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit western Guatemala early on Wednesday, killing at least two persons and causing power cuts, as well as damage to some buildings, officials said / AFP PHOTO / MISAEL LOPEZ
14 de junio, 2017 - 10:15 pm
Con información de AFP

Las víctimas mortales se registraron en los departamentos de Retalhuleu (sur), Quetzaltenango y San Marcos, ambos en el suroeste, confirmó el director de la Coordinadora para la Reducción de Desastres (Conred), Sergio Cabañas

Foto: Agencias

Guatemala-Cinco personas murieron, cuatro de ellas mujeres, tras un potente sismo de 6,9 grados de magnitud del momento que sacudió este miércoles a Guatemala y al sur de México, informó la protección civil.

Las víctimas mortales se registraron en los departamentos de Retalhuleu (sur), Quetzaltenango y San Marcos, ambos en el suroeste, confirmó el director de la Coordinadora para la Reducción de Desastres (Conred), Sergio Cabañas.

Indicó que tres de las víctimas murieron por paros cardíacos durante el temblor. Preliminarmente el presidente Jimmy Morales había informado de dos fallecidos.

El movimiento telúrico se registró a las 01H29 locales (07H29 GMT) con epicentro a 156,4 km al oeste de Ciudad de Guatemala, en el departamento de San Marcos, fronterizo con México, a 114,8 km de profundidad, detalló el estatal Instituto de Sismología (Insivumeh).

Según imágenes divulgadas por socorristas, el temblor provocó el colapso de paredes de viviendas, sobre todo construidas con adobe (lodo seco y paja) en poblaciones del oeste de Guatemala.

View of damages caused by an earthquake in Quetzaltenango, 220 km from Guatemala City, on June 14, 2017.  A strong 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit western Guatemala early on Wednesday, killing at least two persons and causing power cuts, as well as damage to some buildings, officials said / AFP PHOTO / MISAEL LOPEZ

View of damages caused by an earthquake in Quetzaltenango, 220 km from Guatemala City, on June 14, 2017.  A strong 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit western Guatemala early on Wednesday, killing at least two persons and causing power cuts, as well as damage to some buildings, officials said / AFP PHOTO / MISAEL LOPEZ

View of damage caused inside a church by an earthquake in Quetzaltenango, 220 km from Guatemala City, on June 14, 2017.  A strong 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit western Guatemala early on Wednesday, killing at least two persons and causing power cuts, as well as damage to some buildings, officials said. / AFP PHOTO / MISAEL LOPEZ

View of the damage caused on a school by an earthquake in Quetzaltenango, 220 km from Guatemala City, on June 14, 2017.  A strong 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit western Guatemala early on Wednesday, killing at least two persons and causing power cuts, as well as damage to some buildings, officials said. / AFP PHOTO / MISAEL LOPEZ

Palabras clave
, ,

Comente