Strong Earthquake 7.6M Shakes Mexico’s Pacific Coast


Mexico City — A magnitude 7.6 earthquake shook Mexico’s central Pacific coast on Monday, setting off an earthquake alarm in the capital.

There were no immediate reports of damage from the quake that hit at 1:05 p.m. local time according to the U.S. Geologic Survey, which had initially put the magnitude at 7.5

The Samoa Meterological Services issued a statement confirming “No Tsunami Warning” for Samoa following the quake.

The Samoa Met Office stated the earthquake which hit at 7:05am local time was 15.1 km in depth, and 9,966 km West North-West of Apia.

The US Geological Survey also shows Mexico had experienced 4 earthquakes in the past 24 hours. There have been 21 in the past 7 days and 74 earthquakes in the past 30 days and over 1200 earthquakes in the past 12 months.