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Two Dead After Magnitude-6.9 Earthquake Hits Southern Mexico And Guatemala

Twelve people were taken to hospitals and 50 houses were evacuated.

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The quake hit at 6:23a.m. in the northeast of Puerto Madero, near the Guatemalan border.

FOTO: Daños en la infraestructura en San Pedro Sacatepequez, San Marcos, @CBMDEPTAL continua con los monitoreos

BMunicipalesDeptales@CBMDEPTAL

FOTO: Daños en la infraestructura en San Pedro Sacatepequez, San Marcos, @CBMDEPTAL continua con los monitoreos

1:13 PM - 07 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

In Mexico City, buildings and lamp posts swayed, but it was felt more strongly near Tapachula, Mexico.

Two people in Guatemala were reported dead, with one person reported trapped under a wall in the area near San Marcos, Guatemala.

@cparlange @CarlosLoret esa foto es de mi vecino en HUEHUETAN cuidado con la noticia por favor y cerciorese de datos

Exal Orella@exal_orella

@cparlange @CarlosLoret esa foto es de mi vecino en HUEHUETAN cuidado con la noticia por favor y cerciorese de datos

9:28 AM - 07 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Twelve people were hospitalized and 50 houses were evacuated. The same region was hit by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake in 2012 that killed 48 people.

#Aeropuerto de la ciudad de #Tapachula #Chiapas en mostradores de @AeroMexico_com #TemblorChiapas @pcivilchiapas

AlfredoToledoBarrios@AlfredoToledoB

#Aeropuerto de la ciudad de #Tapachula #Chiapas en mostradores de @AeroMexico_com #TemblorChiapas @pcivilchiapas

1:41 PM - 07 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

At the center of the quake in Chiapas, Mexico, the Red Cross is treating frightened survivors.

Daños #Aeropuerto: "@SkyAlertMx: “@nucuproject: Asi quedo el aeropuerto de #Tapachula tras el #SismoEnChiapas ”"

AlfredoToledoBarrios@AlfredoToledoB

Daños #Aeropuerto: "@SkyAlertMx: “@nucuproject: Asi quedo el aeropuerto de #Tapachula tras el #SismoEnChiapas ”"

8:34 AM - 07 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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