5.5 Earthquake Off Mexican Coast

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A 5.5 earthquake has struck off the Pacific coast of Mexico, according to the USGS.

From RT.com:

The quake occurred near the towns of Pijijiapan and Mapastepec.

The quake took place 135 kilometers from the town of Pijijiapan and 136 km from the town of Mapastepec.

Mexico, one of the world’s most seismically active counties, has a long history of earthquakes, according to the USGS. In July 2014, five people died after a 7.1-magnitude quake struck the southern Mexican state of Chiapas and neighboring Guatemala.