LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A strong Mexico earthquake today 2013 has struck the Oaxaca region. The Mexico earthquake today Tuesday, March 26, 2013 began in the predawn morning hours. No reports of damage have yet to be indicated by local news.
A 5.5 magnitude Mexico earthquake began shortly after 7 am local time Tuesday. Official tell news that the quake had virtually no depth, however. The Mexico teremoto hoy began only five miles below the earth’s surface. As a result, the temblor en Mexico could be felt across the region.
Officials indicate to news that the Mexico earthquake began ten miles west of Pinotepa Nacional in Oaxaca. The quake could also be felt in Guerrero. USGS reports to news that the quake started thirty-four miles southeast of Ometepec, Guerrero. It was also seventy-seven miles southwest of Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca and roughly one hundred miles east of Acapulco.
The same Acapulco region has been an active epicenter in recent months. In April last year, a 6.3 magnitude quake struck the region. It was also roughly one hundred miles southeast of Chilpancingo, Guerrero and the same distance from Acapulco. The temblor began only two hundred miles from Mexico City.
Then in January this year a 4.8 magnitude quake stuck the region. The quake was centered fourteen miles northwest of San Pedro Pochutla. The quake was also thirty two miles east of Puerto Escondido and sixty-two miles south of San Jacinto Ocotlan, officials told news at the time.