Magnitude 5.0 earthquake shakes Mexico

  • 21:51 05 October 2019

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake shakes Mexico

The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported that a magnitude 4.9 earthquake has occurred near the coast of Guerrero, Mexico at a depth of 17.3 kilometres (10 miles), APA reports quoting sputniknews.

According to the Mexican National Seismological Service (MNSS), the 5.0 earthquake was registered at a depth of 13 kilometres (8 miles), 28 kilometres southwest of San Marcos, at 11:20 p.m. local time (16:00 GMT).

No casualties or damages have been reported following the quake and a tsunami alert has not been issued.

Faig Mahmudov