Strong earthquake in Oaxaca felt in Mexico City

In Mexico City, people reportedly streamed out of office buildings as the quake was occurring. There are no initial reports of injuries or damages.

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Mexico, whose epicenter is close to Ometepec in the southwestern state of Guerrero, where a more powerful earthquake struck last month. The quake was felt in Mexico City, 338 kilometers (210 miles) to the northwest. In Mexico City, people were reported to have streamed out of office buildings as the quake was occurring. There are no initial reports of injuries or damages.

Here is what USGS says about the quake:

Magnitude: 6.3
Date-Time Monday, April 02, 2012 at 17:36:43 UTC
Monday, April 02, 2012 at 12:36:43 PM at epicenter
Location 16.477°N, 98.287°W
Depth 12.3 km (7.6 miles)
Region OAXACA, MEXICO
Distances
158 km (98 miles) SSW of Huajuapan de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico
174 km (108 miles) SE of Chilpancingo, Guerrero, Mexico
175 km (108 miles) ESE of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
338 km (210 miles) SSE of MEXICO CITY, D.F., Mexico

The information above plus all images on this page are from USGS

Deborah Byrd