Earthquake shakes western Mexico
Friday, October 22, 2010
A Mexico today at 11:53 a.m. (17:53 UTC) local time , according to the (USGS). There were no reports of damages or injuries. The epicenter was located in the , 105 km (65 miles) south of , , with a depth of just over five and a half miles.6.7 earthquake struck western
The earthquake caused residents of Sinaloa to panic and run into the street. The USGS initially reported the quake as a 6.9, but later revised it to 6.7.
The earthquake occurred at a depth of about 10 km (6.2 mi) according to the USGS and lasted about one minute according to local resident Alberto Montoya Rodriguez. There was no damage or injuries reported as a result of the quake, however schools were let out for the day.
- Associated Press. "6.7 earthquake hits Mexico" — , October 21, 2010
- CNN wire staff. "Strong earthquake hits Mexico" — , October 21, 2010
- "Magnitude 6.7 - GULF OF CALIFORNIA" — , October 21, 2010