Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake Shakes Mexican Capital

Strong earthquake shakes buildings in Mexico City

World News: A very high 6.4 magnitude of earthquake hits Maxico city and motivating office eliminations, but there were no immediate reports found of damage.

The U.S. Geological Survey put the quake epicenter in the western Mexican state of Guerrero at a depth of 14.9 miles just inland from the Pacific Coast. No tsunami alert was activated.

The USGS initially said the quake was of 6.8 magnitudes, and had reported it was much fluffier. A quake of that magnitude can cause damage to buildings, especially non frame structure buildings.

Finance Minister Luis Videgaray was mid-speech at the National Palace in Mexico City when the quake came upon.

“I think we’d better take a pause if you don’t mind,” he said, leaving the stage. Lookers-on deluged.

A representative for state oil giant Pemex said they did not believe there was any strike to its installations, the majority of which are located far from the epicenter.

Mexico, Chile and Central America have been perturbed by a series of quakes along the Pacific in recent months.

Mexican media reported there was no damage in the Pacific holiday resort of Acapulco, near the epicenter.

8.1 magnitude earthquake was hit the maxico city in 1985 and then 7.4 magnitude in 2012 that cause not major destruction  and now it is of 6.4 magnitude.


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