MEXICO CITY (AP) — A 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Mexico’s central Pacific coast Monday, triggering a seismic alarm in the capital.
There was no immediate report of damage from the earthquake that occurred at 1:05 p.m. m. US local time. The Geological Survey, which initially placed magnitude 7.5.
He said the quake was centered 37 kilometers (23 miles) southeast of Aquila, near the border of Colima and Michoacán states, and at a depth of 15.1 kilometers (9.4 miles).
The new earthquake alarm came less than an hour after the earthquake alarm sounded in a nationwide earthquake drill that marked major earthquakes on the same date in 1985 and 2017.