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6.5 earthquake shakes southern Mexico

April 7, 2011 |  7:03 am

Click for more information from the USGS

Click for more information from the USGS

A 6.5 earthquake rattled Mexico on Thursday morning.

The quake occurred in the Vera Cruz region at 6:11 a.m. The quake was felt strongly in Chiapas and other parts of southeast Mexico. But the U.S. Geological Survey said it was not felt in the United States or along the California-Mexico border region.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

The quake was about 379 miles from Mexico City.

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Map: USGS

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