6.5 Earthquake Shakes Mexico

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 shook southern Mexico on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake was centred about 56 kilometres from Las Choapas, a city of about 70,000 people in the state of Veracruz, at a depth of 167 km.

A slight tremor from the quake was felt in Mexico City, about 400 km away.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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