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5.6-magnitude quake jolts northern Mexico

An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale shook the south of the Baja California peninsula in northern Mexico yesterday, although no injuries or damage were reported.

world Updated: Jan 06, 2009 10:22 IST

An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale shook the south of the Baja California peninsula in northern Mexico yesterday, although no injuries or damage were reported.



Mexico's National Earthquake Service said the epicentre of the quake, which happened at 4.59 am., was 115 km northeast of San Jose del Cabo, a major tourist destination.