Strong earthquake hits Mexico[/rtl]
[rtl]Release Date: 2018/2/17 8:42 • 126 times read[/rtl]
The US Geological Survey (USGS) on Saturday reported a strong earthquake in Mexico in the southern state of Ohaka near the Pacific coast.
The quake is at a depth of 43 km, with no information on the magnitude of the damage caused by the earthquake or victims yet. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported that the tsunami threat was not expected after the earthquake.
The powerful earthquake has driven thousands of residents of Mexico City into the streets and, according to the National Civil Defense Department, security agencies are working to uncover the possibility of destruction.
An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale hit a Mexican coast on January 19.
The US Geological Survey said a 6.6-magnitude quake hit an area off the coast of the Loreto area in the Mexican state of Baha California, and pointed out that the epicenter of the quake was 10 kilometers deep.