The epicentre was about 29 miles south-southwest of Aguililla, Michoacan, at a depth of about 15 miles
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 struck Mexico early Thursday, causing buildings to sway and leaving at least one person dead in the nation’s capital.
The earthquake struck shortly after 1 a.m., just three days after a 7.6-magnitude earthquake shook western and central Mexico, killing two.
The United States Geological Survey said Thursday‘s earthquake, like Monday’s, was centred in the western state of Michoacan near the Pacific coast.
The epicentre was about 29 miles south-southwest of Aguililla, Michoacan, at a depth of about 15 miles.
Michoacan‘s state government said the quake was felt throughout the state. It reported damage to a building in the city of Uruapan and some landslides on the highway that connects Michoacan and Guerrero with the coast.
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