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6.5 Magnitude Earthquake felt in Mexico City

Updated on June 27, 2011

Remember the earthquake that hit Japan in March following with the stunami well this time it was not in Japan this time it was in another place called Mexico City. A magnitude 6.5 earthquake that hit on the epicenter of Las Choapas which is a city of about 83,000 people and is about 370 miles which is south of Mexico City.

    In the course of the earhtquake building were swaying for a few seconds and also that same event happened in the Gulf Coast State of Veracruz which made people run to their houses as well as children at school go to their playgrounds for safety.

6.5 earthquake in Mexico City.
6.5 earthquake in Mexico City.

 Nevertheless, a school close to the epicenter forced students and teachers to evacuate because of craked walls that were created. Meanwhile there were no severe damages or problems in the oil producing state it was felt in the whole state but it was nothing that major it was just a scare moment.

  The earthquake also came hard in the state of Chiapas, bordering Guatemala the good news is there was no destruction or big problems in that state also. As also in the Pacific Coast Guererro In the end the quake hit at a depth of 104 miles 167 kilometers.


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      spotlight19 6 years ago

      It happened last thursday I barely found out about this.

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      Teylina 6 years ago

      Hadn't you heard, Jasmine? It doesn't like us anymore! Were you writing when the news came on about another in Japan, spotlight? Not sure I agree 7.5 is an "aftershock"--nope, pretty sure the earth doesn't like us anymore. Why should it? When did this happen, spotlight?

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      Jasmine Pena 6 years ago

      Oh! my God too many earthquakes happening in this world:( What's up with the earth these days?