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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake shakes Guatemala

February 16, 2022 GMT
A parishioner visits the San Juan Bautista church damaged by an overnight 6.2-magnitude earthquake in Amatitlan, Guatemala, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. The Guatemalan emergency agency CONRED reported structural damage in at least seven departments of the country and no fatalities. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
A parishioner visits the San Juan Bautista church damaged by an overnight 6.2-magnitude earthquake in Amatitlan, Guatemala, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. The Guatemalan emergency agency CONRED reported structural damage in at least seven departments of the country and no fatalities. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
A parishioner visits the San Juan Bautista church damaged by an overnight 6.2-magnitude earthquake in Amatitlan, Guatemala, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. The Guatemalan emergency agency CONRED reported structural damage in at least seven departments of the country and no fatalities. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
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A parishioner visits the San Juan Bautista church damaged by an overnight 6.2-magnitude earthquake in Amatitlan, Guatemala, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. The Guatemalan emergency agency CONRED reported structural damage in at least seven departments of the country and no fatalities. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
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A parishioner visits the San Juan Bautista church damaged by an overnight 6.2-magnitude earthquake in Amatitlan, Guatemala, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. The Guatemalan emergency agency CONRED reported structural damage in at least seven departments of the country and no fatalities. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake shook people awake across Guatemala on Wednesday, causing minor damage, some landslides that blocked highways and three deaths that the national disaster coordination agency attributed to heart attacks.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake struck near the country’s Pacific coast just after 1 a.m. local time. It was centered near Nueva Concepción and occurred at a depth of about 51 miles (84 kilometers).

It was also felt in southern Mexico and El Salvador.