LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Mexico earthquake today 2012 struck the Ensenada region. The Mexico terremoto, however, was not located in the same region as the most recent Acapulco earthquake. Today’s quake was centered in Baja, California.
Local news reports that a 3.0 magnitude Mexico temblor struck shortly after 9 am local time today. The quake, however, had virtually no depth. USGS reports to news that the quake was only four miles below the earth’s surface. As a result, the temblor could be felt across a wide section of the peninsula.,
The quake was centered thirty-two miles east of Maneadero in Baja California. USGS reports to news that the quake was thirty-three miles northwest of Lázaro Cárdenas and thirty-four miles east of Ensenada. The quake was also seventy-seven miles southeast of Tijuana.
Last Thursday, Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Bernard told news that his city suffered no significant structural damage from that day’s 5.2 aftershock. But earlier on Thursday, Salvador Cruz Castro, mayor of Cuajinicuilapa, told news that two victims had died from the the 7.4 magnitude quake, also that week. As many as eight hundred homes suffered damage during the 7.4 quake; sixty homes completely collapsed, Castro told news.