April 2nd, 2012
02:10 PM ET

6.3 magnitude quake in Oaxaca, Mexico, USGS says

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 struck in the Mexican state of Oaxaca on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake's epicenter was about 17 miles (27 km) from Ometepec, Guerrero. It was about 7.6 miles (12 km) deep, the USGS said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Residents felt the quake in Mexico City, hundreds of miles away from the epicenter.

There were no initial reports of major damage in the capital, Mayor Marcelo Ebrard said on Twitter.

- CNN's Krupskaia Alis and Rafael Romo contributed to this report.

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    April 2, 2012 at 3:04 pm | Report abuse |
    • losethefear

      Take your meds.

      April 2, 2012 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |
  2. randy

    For Joe the plumber tebow will suck this year

    April 2, 2012 at 3:06 pm | Report abuse |
  3. kiuwalsh

    Hope all is good in mexico! We are having a tough year and the earthg is going through a rough path in space!!

    April 2, 2012 at 3:12 pm | Report abuse |
  4. grantevans

    jesus or god or what ever you believe in, is not coming, because they don't exist.

    April 2, 2012 at 3:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • â™”Mmmmm♕

      it really gonna be an awkard moment for you at the pearly gates when you're knocking at the door and they ask who's there?...and after you've clearly stated your name...they answer i don't believe yah!

      April 2, 2012 at 8:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • Me

      To try to help you believe in something you've never seen, blow on your hand. The kingdom of God is within you.

      April 2, 2012 at 10:08 pm | Report abuse |
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    earthquake again,

    April 2, 2012 at 7:24 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Showmeyerpapers

    Hopefully the next one will break mehico off

    April 2, 2012 at 10:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • dribble

      Ha ha ha! Good one.

      April 2, 2012 at 10:44 pm | Report abuse |
  7. TvNyC

    Theres got to be a pattern with each earthquake. Why doesnt someone get ahold of that pattern so we could be brtter prepared for the next one.

    April 2, 2012 at 10:48 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Maintain An Even Strain

    Oaxaca is synonymous with peyote

    April 3, 2012 at 10:02 am | Report abuse |
    • jmann

      Obviously you know nothing about Oaxaca. I am quite surprised that you could even spell it correctly, given the absurdity of your comment.

      April 3, 2012 at 1:17 pm | Report abuse |
  9. N Tyler

    Jesus is coming for his people we as human is killing each other America have gone to hell in a hand bag.May God have mercy on us. Its going to get worst belive it and watch and see.

    April 4, 2012 at 2:34 am | Report abuse |
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