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Latino Daily News

Tuesday March 20, 2012

JUST IN:  7.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico in Guerrero

JUST IN:  7.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico in Guerrero

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The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is reporting 7.6 magnitude earthquake has hit Mexico 15 miles east of Ometepec in Guerrero, Mexico and 108 miles east-southeast of Acapulco.

The earthquake hit at 12:02 pm with a 4.0 mile depth.  New reports have the magnitude closer to 7.9.

Reuters is reporting that the quake was so strong that buildings shook in Mexico City.