Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in Mexico

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred on Sunday in Mexico, according to BBC Radio and Television Broadcasting Corp., with reference to the U.S. Geological Survey.

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 on the Richter scale occurred at about 12.27 (22.27 MSK), 55 kilometers southwest of the Mexican city Mapastepek (Mapastepec), near the border with Guatemala.

The epicenter was located at a depth of about 65 kilometers. The earthquake was felt at a distance of several hundred kilometers in the capital of El Salvador, San Salvador. To property damage and no injuries were reported.

Pacific through Mexico is a "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up to 40,000 kilometers. Time runs along the coast of South and North America to the southern part of Alaska, then turns to Japan and Indonesia and ends near the island of New Guinea, New Zealand and South West Pacific. It is in the "Ring of Fire" is the world's most famous volcanoes, there are 90% of all earthquakes in the world.

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