Mexico Earthquake, March 20, 2012: 7.4 Quake Near Oaxaca/Acapulco
A 7.4 Mexico earthquake occurred on March 20, 2012.
The March 20, 2012 Mexico earthquake registered approximately 7.9 on the Richter scale. The Jamaica quake hit around 10:00 am local time.
According to the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center. the Mexico quake hit 108 miles east-southeast of Acapulco, Mexico and 15 miles NE of Ometepec at a depth of six miles. The quake was felt strongly in the capital of Mexico City.
According to Reuters, "Mexican President Felipe Calderon says no serious damage reported from 7.6-magnitude earthquake ." The Mexico earthquake has since been downgraded to 7.4.
The AP has also reported of aftershocks felt in Mexico City.
Here is the US Geological Survey report on the Mexico earthquake.
Hundreds of houses have collapsed as a result of the Oaxaca earthquake; so far, no deaths have been reported.