Moderate earthquake shakes southern Mexico
, August 15, 2009
First Published: 20:14 IST(15/8/2009)
Last Updated: 20:17 IST(15/8/2009)
A moderate earthquake has struck in a mountainous region of southern Mexico between the capital and the Pacific Coast.
The US Geological Survey says the Saturday morning quake had a magnitude of 5.3 and was centered 5 miles (10 kilometers) from the city of Arcelia, in the Pacific Coast
state of Guerrero. It was also felt 105 miles (170 kilometers away in Mexico City.