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Magnitude 5.8 quake hits off Mexico Pacific coast

March 27, 2011

Women leave her flat after an earth quake. – AFP (File Photo)

WASHINGTON: A moderate 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of southern Mexico, the US Geological Survey said on Sunday.

The quake hit 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Suchiate, Chiapas state, at a depth of 54 miles (87 km), the USGS said.