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Strong earthquake shakes Mexico's Pacific coast

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Strong earthquake shakes Mexico's Pacific coast

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A magnitude 7.6 earthquake shook Mexico’s central Pacific coast on Monday, setting off a seismic alarm in the rattled capital on the anniversary of two earlier devastating quakes

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A magnitude 7.6 earthquake shook Mexico’s central Pacific coast on Monday, setting off a seismic alarm in the rattled capital on the anniversary of two earlier devastating quakes.

There were no immediate reports of significant damage from the quake that hit at 1:05 p.m. local time, according to the US Geologic Survey, which had initially put the magnitude at 7.5.

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It said the quake was centred 23 miles southeast of Aquila near the boundary of Colima and Michoacan states and at a depth of 9.4 miles.

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Michoacan‘s Public Security Department said there were no immediate reports of significant damage in that state beyond some cracks in buildings in the town of Coalcoman

Mexico’s National Civil Defence agency said that the navy’s tsunami centre had not issued an alert because due to the epicenter’s location, no variation in sea levels was expected

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