Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude shakes Mexico City buildings

Alarms sounded in Mexico City and buildings reportedly swayed after an earthquake struck in Oaxaca. No injuries or damage have been reported yet.
MEXICO CITY — A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck in Mexico Tuesday, centered six miles west of Pinotepa Nacional in Oaxaca, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
The quake, which struck at 8:04 a.m. EDT, was 20.5 miles deep, the USGS said.
Earthquake alarms sounded in Mexico City, where buildings shook, according to a Reuters reporter. Some buildings were evacuated, but the state's mayor said on his Twitter account that there were no reports of damage.

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