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7 Richter scale earthquake in Western Mexico

Mexico City : Mexico | Apr 11, 2012 at 6:54 PM PDT
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According to the U.S. Geological Survey, an earthquake seven on the Richter scale shook western Mexico today 11-4. No informationon casualties or material damage.

AFP said the quake's epicenter the Pacific port of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan state about 70km.

Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard announced the initial surveyshowed that the capital "without major damage."

International Airport and the telecommunications network isoperating normally, but the mobile network congestion.

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People gathered in Mexico City park on 11-4 after the quake - AFP
Le Thi Bich Lan is based in Vũng Tàu, Đông Nam Bộ, Vietnam, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
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