WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (KUNA) -- A strong earthquake hit southern Mexico on Friday, causing buildings to sway hundreds of miles away in the capital, Mexico City but there were no serious damage, injuries or deaths, according to media reports.
The US Geological Survey in Golden reported that the quake had a magnitude of 6.6 and was centered about 10 miles from Tapachula in the southern state of Chiapas.
It struck at a depth of 40 miles and was also felt in nearby Guatemala and farther away in El Salvador. (end) rsr.ibi