5.5 magnitude quake hits South of Mexico

5.5 magnitude quake hits South of Mexico
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  • calendar-gray 02 July 2020

A series of earthquakes have shaken the southern state of Oaxaca, with the latest tremor being 5.5 in magnitude, according to data provided by the Mexican National Seismological Service, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The seismologists said that the quake was registered 22 kilometres (13.6 miles) southeast of Pinotepa Nacional at 11:17 (17:17 GMT). The epicentre of the tremor was located at a depth of 10 kilometres (6 miles).

The US Geological Survey (USGS) and the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) have estimated the earthquake as 5.2 in magnitude.

There is no information about any victims or damages caused by the earthquake.


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