LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A moderate but deep Mexico earthquake today 2012 has struck Veracruz. The Mexico terremoto hoy November 2, 2012 struck shortly after 2:25 AM. No reports of damage have yet to be indicated by local news.
USGS reports that a 4.1 magnitude Mexico temblor began this morning. The quake, however, was seventy-three miles below the earth’s surface. As a result, its strength was felt only in the immediate vicinity.
The quake was northeast of Salina Cruz, south of Coatzacoalcos and east of Isla. Officials tell news that the quake erupted thirty miles east of Jesus Carranza, thirty-eight miles north east of Matia Romero and forty-seven miles southeast of Sayula de Aleman.
In November last year, a strong 5.0 earthquake struck the region. However, the quake registered a substantial depth. Compared to other Mexico temblors that had struck the region that year, the November quake had an epicenter roughly one hundred miles below the earth’s surface, USGS reports to news at the time.
In related news, a 4.4 magnitude quake struck Chile today. Officials report that the quake was centered out to sea and struck west of Iquique and Calama.