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Powerful quake shakes Mexico

20 Sep 2022, 09:08 GMT+10

MEXICO CITY, 19th September, 2022 (WAM) -- A powerful earthquake struck western Mexico on Monday, shaking buildings and sending residents of Mexico City scurrying onto the streets for safety.

Shortly after 1 p.m. local time, the quake registered at 7.6 magnitude by the U.S. Geological Survey hit near the coast on the border region of the states of Michoacan and Colima at a depth of around 15 km (9 miles).

The earthquake was near La Placita de Morelos, in Michoacan state along the Pacific Coast, about 475 kilometers west of Mexico City, according to the United States Geological Survey

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