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7.1 magnitude earthquake strikes off southern Mexico

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posted on Jul, 7 2014 @ 08:17 AM

(CNN) -- A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Monday morning off Mexico's southern coast near the border with Guatemala, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The quake happened at 6:23 a.m. local (7:23 a.m. ET), centered in the Pacific Ocean but not far from the coast, about 22 miles west-southwest of Tapachula, Mexico, and about 140 miles west of Guatemala City, Guatemala.
The depth of the quake was 47.2 miles, the USGS said.


According the news here they say there are couple of deaths they know of atm.
hope things are not quickening .. be safe !
edit on 7-7-2014 by dollukka because: (no reason given)

posted on Jul, 7 2014 @ 11:00 AM
What? No aftershocks? Am I the only one that finds it strange? I know that there were 3 small ones in California as if in immediate response to the shock wave, but wow.

posted on Jul, 7 2014 @ 12:41 PM
a reply to: aboutface

No aftershocks in the area..
It looks like it was very deep ... Depth: 92.2 km..
There is a lot of activity in California but not major ones.. also a lot of forest fires in CA ( not related ? )

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