November 20, 2019 / 4:53 AM / 18 days ago

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 strikes off Mexico's Chiapas: USGS

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck off Mexico’s southern state of Chiapas on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage in the earthquake, which the agency said hit at a depth of 26 km (16 miles), and a distance of about 120 km (75 miles) west of the state’s Suchiate region.

Earlier, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre monitoring agency had put the quake magnitude at 6.2.

Reporting by Clarence Fernandez; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore

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