Earthquake rocks Mexico, no damages reported
Tremor was felt in the city of Puebla and in several Mexico City boroughs.
A 5.4-magnitude earthquake rattled southern Mexico on Friday afternoon, shaking buildings and forcing some to run out of their offices in the capital.
Buildings were evacuated but no injuries or damages were reported.
The epicenter was located 23 miles south of Chiautla de Tapia in the sate of Puebla, according to the Mexico’s National Seismological System,
The earthquake was felt in the city of Puebla and in several Mexico City boroughs including Condesa and Roma Norte.
The muddy soil of the capital makes it vulnerable to earthquakes.
A 8.1-magnitude quake shook Mexico City on Sept. 19, 1985, killing at least 6,000 people.
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