Strong 5.9-magnitude quake shakes Guatemala

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GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A strong 5.9 magnitude earthquake swayed buildings in Guatemala’s capital Friday morning. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The shaking lasted a long time and shook some things from walls.

The U.S. Geological Service said the earthquake’s epicenter was located just off Guatemala’s Pacific coast 3 miles (4.7 kilometers) south-southwest of Champerico, Guatemala at a depth of six miles (10 kilometers).

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