Magnitude 6.3 quake hits off southwest Mexico

Posted on May 2, 2012


(Reuters) – A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck off southwest Mexico near the Guatemalan border on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Service said.

The quake, which hit 51 miles (82 km) west-southwest of Suchiate, Chiapas, had a depth of 27.3 miles (43 km), the USGS said. The quake’s magnitude was originally listed as 6.0.


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