Latest News:  
Beijing   Sunny    23 / 10 ℃  City Forecast

People's Daily Online>>World

7.0-magnitude quake hits Mexico -- USGS

(Xinhua)

09:05, April 12, 2012

MEXICO CITY, April 11 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 7.0 degrees on the Richter scale hit Michoacan, Mexico at 22:55:16 GMT (05:55:16 pm local time) Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 84 kilometers, was initially determined to be at 18.3400 degrees north latitude and 102.7480 degrees west longitude.

Mexico's National Seismological Service said it was a 6.4- magnitude quake. The Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected.

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:雪萌)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. Memorial rites honoring Genghis Khan held in China's Inner Mongolia

  2. Jews swarm Dead Sea during Passover holiday

  3. Beautiful rape flowers in Shaanxi' Mian county

  4. Female police officers on Tibetan Plateau

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. China's state-owned firms not 'non-market' entity
  2. China should be patient during peaceful rise
  3. Respond calmly to 'China threat theory'
  4. Why are Chinese goods more cheap abroad?
  5. Hold mainstream of China-ASEAN relations
  6. Asia-Pacific countries should promote free trade
  7. Anelka cannot save Chinese football
  8. Quick stop to good progress in N.Korea
  9. EU urged to do Chinese companies justice
  10. A hard-earned, favorable turn for Syria issue

What's happening in China

Fake monks bring bad karma

  1. Migrant youths outnumber locals
  2. Probe finds pesticides in tea products
  3. Target met in going green with rubbish
  4. Colorectal is focus as cancer rises in city
  5. CNR reports 55 pct rise in profits

PD Online Data

  1. Spring Festival
  2. Chinese ethnic odyssey
  3. Yangge in Shaanxi
  4. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  5. The drum dance in Ansai