Earthquake Strikes Off Mexico

An earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.9, has struck off the western coast of Mexico, the USGS said in a statement.

An magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit off the western coast of Mexico on Thursday, about 6.2 miles deep (10 km) and 165 miles (266 km) west of Cihuatlan, Jalisco, Mexico, the US Geological Service said.

There was no immediate report of damages from the quake, which USGS earlier reported was 167 miles (268 km) from Cihuatlan.



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