A powerful earthquake in the southern and central regions of Mexico. The magnitude of the earthquake was 5.8 on the Richter scale. Information on casualties or damage were reported.
Quake epicenter was located 12 kilometers from the city of San Pedro Amusgos in Oaxaca, 300 km southeast of Mexico City. The earthquake was recorded at a depth of 10 km. Local residents felt tremors and vacillation of some buildings.