07:34 GMT +318 October 2018
Listen Live
    Earthquake

    Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Shakes Mexico Coast Days After Deadly Quake

    © AFP 2018 / Richter magnitude scale
    Latin America
    Get short URL
    0 01

    The US Geological Survey reported Saturday that a 5.8-magnitude earthquake occurred in waters off the Mexican coast.

    MOSCOW(Sputnik) — A 5.8-magnitude earthquake occurred in waters off the Mexican coast, just several days after the devastating earthquake on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said Saturday.

    Quakes have been registered at 10:38 GMT on Saturday. The epicenter is located 48 kilometers (30 miles) to the southwest of the town of Paredon at the depth of 74.2 kilometers (about 46 miles).

    No victims or destruction have been reported yet.

    A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit several states in Mexico on Tuesday, killing 293 people. The epicenter of the quake was located 30 miles southwest of the city of Puebla de Zaragoza, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Center.

    Related:

    Mexico Conducts Mass Searches for Trapped Locals as Quake Death Toll Rises
    Mexico Civil Protection Service Revises Downwards Quake Death Toll to 216
    Russian Eastern Kamchatka Region Hit by 5.6-Magnitude Quake
    Tags:
    earthquake, Mexico
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik
    • Сomment