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BREAKING: An earthquake has caused skyscrapers to sway in Mexico City

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posted on Aug, 11 2006 @ 09:51 AM
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A CNN News Report is stating exactly what this thread title is. Reports are coming from AP.

More to come shortly, no doubt. No data for this is currently on the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program site yet.

EDIT TO ADD:

The story is up now.



]CNN

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (Reuters) -- A strong earthquake was felt Friday in Mexico City, and some buildings were evacuated, witnesses said.

The tremor was also felt in the neighboring state of Morelos.

The strength of the earthquake was not immediately known or whether there were any casualties.


ANOTHER EDIT TO ADD:

USGS has the info up now.



USGS

Magnitude 5.9 (Moderate)

Location 18.624°N, 100.913°W

Depth 94.9 km (59.0 miles) set by location program

Region MICHOACAN, MEXICO
# Distances 6 km (4 miles) NW (324°) from Huetamo, Michoacán, Mexico
# 44 km (27 miles) NW (321°) from Altamirano, Guerrero, Mexico
# 78 km (48 miles) WNW (300°) from Arcelia, Guerrero, Mexico
# 122 km (76 miles) S (170°) from Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico
# 204 km (126 miles) WSW (245°) from MEXICO CITY, D.F., Mexico


[edit on 8/11/2006 by cmdrkeenkid]




posted on Aug, 11 2006 @ 10:06 AM
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