MEXICO CITY Nov 15 A magnitude 6 earthquake hit
southwestern Mexico on Thursday, 173 km (107 miles) southwest of
the capital Mexico City, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but
there were no immediate reports of damage.
The earthquake struck at a depth of 38 miles (61 km),
revised up from an original estimate of 6.2 miles, 10 miles
northwest of Arcelia, in the state of Guerrero.
The quake struck at 3:20 a.m. (0920 GMT) and could be felt
in Mexico City, where some people ran out of their apartments, a
Reuters reporter said.
"So far there are no reports of any damage, fortunately,"
Brigadier Alto Bogar Castillo of the Civil Protection unit of
In the capital, no significant damage was reported,
according to statement released by the office of Mexico City
Mayor Marcelo Ebrard
"Everything is functioning normally in the city," the
A 7.4-magnitude quake that struck Guatemala in a mountainous
region near the Mexican border last week killed an estimated 52