6.0 Quake Shakes Mexico City

By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 27, 2009 12:40 PM CDT
6.0 Quake Shakes Mexico City
An aerial view of Mexico City.   (AP Photo)

A strong earthquake struck central Mexico today, causing tall buildings in the capital to sway and sending office workers into the streets. The 6.0-magnitude quake was centered near Chilpancingo, about 130 miles southwest of Mexico City, and 50 miles from the resort of Acapulco, according to the US Geological Survey. Reports quoted Mexico City officials saying there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. (More Mexico City stories.)

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