LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Mexico earthquake today 2013 has just struck the country. The Mexico earthquake today, a terremoto hoy registering 5.4 magnitude, is one of the strongest temblors to hit the country this month. Officials tell news that the quake today July 30, 2013 began moments ago.
USGS indicates to news that a Mexico earthquake today began in the morning hours near Nueva Palestina. The quake registered a 5.4 magntiude. But it was deep. Officials tell news that the quake started seventy-three miles below ground level. As a result the quake was only felt around the immediate region.
The Nueva Palestina quake started eleven miles west of town. It was twenty-three miles north of Mapastepec and forty-six miles south of Venustiano Carranza. Reps also tell news that the quake was 178 miles west of Guatemala City in Guatemala.
A similar magnitude quake struck the country in December last year. USGS indicated to news at the time that the Mexico earthquake began seventy-nine miles east of La Paz in Baja. The quake was ninety-nine miles west of the Sinaloa city of Navolato. The quake was also ninety-three miles southwest of Guasave and roughly seven hundred miles from Mexico City.
In June, a 3.1 magnitude quake struck the same region. The quake was centered forty-miles from Guadalupe Victoria in Baja California. The quake was forty-one miles southwest of Mexicali, as well. USGS indicated to news that the quake was only forty-two miles from Calexico and eighty miles from Tijuana.