Saturday, September 23, 2017

New 6.2 Quake Centered in Southern Mexico

It's not immediately clear if the new quake caused damage or injury.
The US Geological Survey said the new earthquake to strike Mexico had a magnitude of 6.2 and was centered in the Southern state of Oaxaca, hours after a strong aftershock rolled through Mexico City.

That's the region most shaken by a magnitude 8.1 quake that hit on Sept. 7, Daily Star reported.

It also swayed buildings in Mexico City, which is trying to recover from a magnitude 7.1 temblor that struck on Thursday, killing at least 295 people.

It's not immediately clear if the new quake caused damage or injury.

The aftershock that rolled through Mexico City Saturday morning swayed buildings and sent some people running into the street.

The quake was much weaker than the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that hit on Tuesday, killing at least 295 people and knocking down buildings across the capital.

It was not immediately clear if there were any new injuries or damage from the latest quake.

A magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck earlier this month near the state of Chiapas.

  • Magnitude Mw 6.1

Date time 2017-09-23 12:53:04.7 UTC
Location 16.76 N ; 94.92 W

  • Depth 30 km

430 km SE of Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico / pop: 1,591,000 / local time: 07:53:04.7 2017-09-23
192 km W of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico / pop: 482,000 / local time: 07:53:04.7 2017-09-23
18 km SE of Matías Romero, Mexico / pop: 21,100 / local time: 07:53:04.7 2017-09-23


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