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.

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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.