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Mexico earthquake: 6.7 magnitude temblor reported in Guerrero

December 10, 2011 |  6:18 pm


An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 was reported in Mexico's Guerrero state Saturday, 22 miles from Teloloapan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The temblor occurred at 5:47 p.m.

The depth was recorded at 39.8 miles.

Times correspondent Daniel Hernandez tweeted from Mexico City: "The quake was VERY strong. Everyone is on the streets. #MexicoCity."

The Times will have more soon on the temblor.


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Map: Shows location of large earthquake reported Saturday. Source: USGS, Google maps