(CTN News) – Mexican Earthquake, Earlier this week, an earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck off the western coast of Mexico, causing at least two deaths.
As Reuters confirmed with local authorities, the deaths were recorded in the Pacific port of Manzanillo, which is located on the north coast of Mexico.
The facade of a department store collapsed on one person, crushing him or her to death, while another person was found dead in a mall.
It was reported that the earthquake struck about 25 miles southeast of La Placita de Morelos, Mexico. It struck just after 1 p.m. EST (Central Standard Time),
According to a report by the United States Geological Service just after 1 p.m. EST (Central Standard Time).
Reuters reports that several hospitals near the epicenter in the western state of Michoacan also suffered damage as a result of the Mexican Earthquake. State near the epicenter.
In one of the hospitals, officials have told a news agency that one person has been injured as a result of falling glass. As far inland as Mexico City was thought to have been affected by the Mexican Earthquake.
There was a magnitude 7.7 quake just off the coast of California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, and Alaska, but officials have said that no tsunami threat exists there.