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Moderate earthquake felt in Mexico City

Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013 - 12:32

Mexico City: A moderate earthquake shook buildings in Mexico`s capital and its southwestern coast, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

The US Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 5.2 and its epicentre was 27 miles (44 kilometres) north-northeast of Zihuatanejo in Guerrero state. It was 177 miles (286 kms) southwest of Mexico City.

Buildings swayed in Mexico City at 10:45 pm local time, but offices were largely empty for the night.

Authorities in Mexico City reported no damages or deaths.


First Published: Friday, April 12, 2013 - 12:32

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