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6.5 magnitude quake in Pacific off Mexico

A strong, magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck under the Pacific Ocean early Tuesday off Mexico's coast, the US Geological Survey said.

world Updated: Nov 01, 2011 18:42 IST

A strong, magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck under the Pacific Ocean early Tuesday off Mexico's coast, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake occurred some 325 kilometers (200 miles) southeast of Mexico's Baja California beach resort of Cabo San Lucas, and while it was at a shallow depth of 10 kilometers, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported there was no widespread destructive tsunami threat