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MEXICO EARTHQUAKE AFTERSHOCK
Released: 10/12/1995

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U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
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A magnitude 5.5 aftershock to Monday’s (Oct. 9) earthquake in Mexico occurred on Thurs., Oct. 12, 1995, at 12:52 p.m. EDT (10:52 a.m. local time in Mexico), according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter was 315 miles west of Mexico City, near the Pacific coastal town of Manzanillo.

The earthquake was felt in Mexico City.

The USGS received early reports of damage in the epicenter area.


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