New 5.9-magnitude quake strikes off Mexican west coast

New 5.9-magnitude quake strikes off Mexican west coast

Screengrab from USGS. 

MEXICO CITY: A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Mexican west coast on Sunday (Sep 24), the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

The epicenter of the quake was 99km south-southwest of Tonala, in Chiapas state.

Mexico's capital was shattered by a 7.1-magnitude quake on Tuesday that flattened dozens of buildings and killed at least 307 people.

(Editing by Toby Chopra)

Source: Reuters/nc

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