Earthquake measuring 5.5 strikes off Guatemala: USGS

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Posted: Mar 01, 2015 3:46 AM

(Reuters) - A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck off the coast of Guatemala early on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake was recorded at a depth of 33 km (20 miles), at 0830 GMT (3.30 a.m. ET), with its epicenter 89 km south southwest of Escuintia, the USGS report said.

(Writing by Andrew Heavens in London)