In memory of the victims of November 3, 19XX – Guatemala

San Vicente Pacaya

San Vicente Pacaya - Image by andrea quixtán via Flickr

M 6.6    03-11-1988    Guatemala    Depth 75.2 km – killing 5 people
Five people killed, some injured and about 100 buildings damaged (VI) in southern Guatemala.  Landslides occurred at Palin and in the  San Vicente Pacaya area.
Damage to roads in Chimaltenango Department.
Felt (V) at San Salvador, El Salvador.  Felt strongly at Tapachula, (IV) at Mexico City and also felt in parts of Oaxaca and Veracruz, Mexico. Felt in parts of Honduras and at Managua, Nicaragua.
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