Powerful 6.0 magnitude earthquake rocks southern Mexico
MEXICO CITY — A strong 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico on Sunday morning, sending nervous residents of the capital to the streets.
The United States Geological Survey said the earthquake’s epicenter was 2½ miles northwest of Corral Falso in the southern state of Guerrero. The region lies along the Pacific coast of Mexico between the resort towns of Acapulco and Zihuatenejo.
There are no immediate damage reports. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said via Twitter that Civil Defense was verifying the damage.
Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said no incidents were reported in the capital.
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