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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   |   May 8, 2014 at 4:09 PM   |   Comments

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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.

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