MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A new 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Mexico on Friday, only 10 days after deadly 7.1-magnitude tremors, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
"Prelim M5.6 earthquake off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico Sep-29 04:00 UTC [GMT]," the USGS wrote on its Twitter page.
Prelim M5.6 earthquake off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico Sep-29 04:00 UTC, updates https://t.co/K9wRz5U3PK— USGS Big Quakes (@USGSBigQuakes) 29 сентября 2017 г.
There is no information about any deaths or injuries as a result of the disaster as well as about a tsunami alert.
On September 19, a 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico’s central Puebla state, tearing down buildings, causing widespread damage and leaving at least 344 people dead. The quake was followed by several powerful aftershocks.