October 22, 2021

The mayor of Mexico City said there were no immediate reports of injuries or severe damage.

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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook the region near the Pacific coast in Mexico on Tuesday, the National Seismological Service said.

The epicenter was reported 11 kilometers (seven miles) southeast of the coastal resort of Acapulco in Guerrero state, the service said. To shake power

Severe tremors were felt in some areas. Mexico City, Spreading residents and tourists from homes and hotels to the streets.

Mexico City Mayor Claudia Shane Baum said on Twitter that there were no immediate reports of serious damage in the capital.

Guerrero Governor Hector Isotodelo told the press there were no reports of injuries or severe damage in Acapulco.

Border by Atlantic Ocean And Pacific OceanMexico is one of the most seismically active places in the world, perched on five tectonic plates, three of which are large.

A magnitude 8.1 earthquake shook Mexico City on September 19, 1985, killing more than 10,000 people and destroying hundreds of buildings.

On the anniversary of the earthquake in 2017, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake killed at least 370 people, mainly in the capital.

(AFP)

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