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posted: 11/7/2012 11:49 AM

Magnitude-7.5 earthquake hits Guatemala

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Associated Press

GUATEMALA CITY -- The U.S. Geological Survey says that a strong earthquake has hit off the Pacific coast of Guatemala, rocking the capital and shaking buildings as far away as Mexico City and El Salvador.

The magnitude-7.5 quake, about 20 miles deep, was centered off the town of Champerico.

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