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56 magnitude quake shakes Guatemala no damage reported

5.6 magnitude quake shakes Guatemala; no damage reportedA 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), but disaster officials said it did not cause any damage, including at the Fuego volcano where recent eruptions have killed 110 people. Strong shaking was felt but "all is calm," Guatemala's disaster agency said in a statement. A Reuters witness said tremors were not felt in the capital Guatemala City.


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FARC peace deal at risk as conservative Duque wins Colombia presidency

FARC peace deal at risk as conservative Duque wins Colombia presidencyConservative Ivan Duque won Colombia's presidential election Sunday after a campaign that turned into a referendum on a landmark 2016 peace deal with FARC rebels that he pledged to overhaul. Duque, 41, polled 54 percent to his leftist rival Gustavo Petro's 42 percent with almost all the votes counted, electoral authority figures showed. Tensions over the deal became apparent in the immediate aftermath of Duque's victory, after the president-elect lost no time in pledging "corrections" to the peace deal.


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Strong quake hits western Japan no tsunami risk

Strong quake hits western Japan, no tsunami riskA strong quake hit western Japan early Monday, but there were no immediate reports of major damage or risk of tsunami waves, officials said. The 5.3-magnitude quake struck at a depth of 15.4 kilometres (10 miles) at 7:58 am (2258 GMT Sunday) near Osaka, according to the United States Geological Survey. There was no risk of tsunami from the tremor, the Japanese meteorological agency said, putting its magnitude at 5.9, and the epicentre at a depth of 10 kilometres.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/strong-quake-hits-western-japan-no-tsunami-risk-003640496.html



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