Medium earthquakes shake southeast of Mexico

12:45, February 24, 2010      

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Two earthquakes measuring 5.2 and 5.4 magnitude on Richter scale, shook the state of Chiapas in the southeast of Mexico, without report of victims or material damages, the National Seismological Service (SSN) said Tuesday.

One of the earthquakes measuring 5.4 magnitude was registered at 9:16 a.m. local time (1516 GMT). The epicenter was located 90 km southeast to Las Margaritas municipality with a depth of 25 km.

The other earthquake of 5.2 magnitude was registered about 4:52 a.m. local time, which was also felt in many departments in the west of Guatemala, where there were not reports of damages.

Source: Xinhua
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