Earthquake shakes southern Mexico

Last Updated: Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 21:44

Mexico City: An earthquake shook parts of southern Mexico on Saturday, causing buildings to sway gently in the capital but causing no immediate reports of damage.
The US Geological Survey said the quake struck at 7:30 a m (1800 IST) with a magnitude of 5.4. It was centered about 25 kilometres north of Pinotepa Nacional, a city near the Pacific Coast, and about 340 kilometres south-southeast of Mexico City.
Mexico`s national seismology service initially calculated the quake`s magnitude as 5.8 and said it was centered southwest of Pinotepa Nacional.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 21:44

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