Major earthquake strikes Mexico on Sept. 19 for third time since 1985, this time a magnitude 7.6

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A 7.6 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico's west coast on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022.

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake shook the west coast of Mexico on Monday, coincidentally on the same day that two previous major quakes had rattled the country years before.

There were no immediate reports of damage or fatalities from the quake, which hit at 1:05 p.m. local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

T​he U.S. Tsunami Warning Center said a tsunami was possible along parts of the Mexican coastline within about 200 miles of the quake epicenter, but there was no threat for the U.S. West Coast including California and Hawaii, reported.

The USGS said the quake was centered 23 miles southeast of Aquila near the boundary of the Colima and Michoacan states and at a depth of 9.4 miles.

Michoacan’s Public Security department said there were no immediate reports of significant damage in that state beyond some cracks in buildings in the town of Coalcoman.

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