Christmas Quake Shakes Southern Mexico; No Injury Reported

A Christmas day earthquake has shaken southern Mexico. There are not any instant reviews of injury.

Monday’s temblor was centered close to the Pacific coast resort metropolis of Acapulco, the place the shaking was felt strongly and many individuals left their properties.

Civil protection chief Sabas de la Rosa Camacho mentioned some procuring malls had been evacuated however no injury had been reported.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the quake had a magnitude of four.7 and its epicenter was 26 miles (42 kilometers) north-northeast of Acapulco.

It additionally triggered the seismic alarm system in Mexico Metropolis, the place nerves are nonetheless uncooked from a Sept. 19 quake that killed 369 folks together with 228 within the capital. One other lethal earthquake hit farther south in Mexico earlier that month.