Quake shakes Mexico

  • 25/04/2016
Quake shakes Mexico

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake has shaken Mexico, at a depth of 10 km, but there have been no immediate reports of damage.

The quake occurred around 100 km southwest of Suchiate in the state of Chiapas at 7:07 am (local time). Aftershock warnings have been issued by the US Geological Survey.

Luis Felipe Puente, head of Mexico's emergency services, said via his Twitter account that the earthquake was felt lightly in parts of Chiapas. There had not yet been reports of damage, he said.

The quake was initially registered as magnitude 5.9 but was later revised to 5.6.

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