facebook
twitter
search
search

6.4 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico on Thursday, less than a month after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck southern and central Mexico.
By JC Finley Follow @JC_Finley Contact the Author   |   May 8, 2014 at 4:09 PM

MEXICO CITY, May 8 (UPI) -- A 6.4 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico on Thursday around 12 p.m. local time.

There were no available reports of damage or injuries.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake depth was measured at 14.9 miles.

The epicenter was approximately 60 miles northwest of Acapulco and 172 miles southwest of Mexico City.

Mexico is, according to the USGS, "one of the world's most seismically active regions." Less than a month ago, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook southern and central Mexico on April 18.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
N.H. primary polls open: Kasich, Sanders get early leads
5 Reasons why Denver Broncos won't be repeat champions
U.N. report: Syria's Assad guilty of 'inhuman' crimes, gruesome torture, deaths
On heels of E. coli outbreaks, Chipotle spending millions for new ingredient safeguards
Hugh Jackman shows photo of his latest skin cancer treatment