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Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes Oaxaca

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A magnitude 5.8 earthquake occurred near Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca
A magnitude 5.8 earthquake occurred near Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca

An earthquake with magnitude 5.8 occurred near Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, early this morning.

The U.S. Geological Survey declared the quake’s epicenter to be 10 miles (16 kilometers) west of Santiago Pinotepa near the Pacific Coast. It had a depth of 6.2 miles (10 kilometers).

There were no immediate reports of injuries, but a quake of this magnitude can cause considerable damage.

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