7.2 earthquake strikes southern Mexico
“It met the definition of a major one, but the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that struck Friday in southern Mexico’s Guerrero state doesn’t appear to have left much of a mark, and the region emerged relatively unscathed.
‘There was no way not to feel it,’ Gustavo Lozano told CNN about the temblor, which struck at 9:27 a.m. (10:27 a.m. ET) and was centered 22 miles (36 kilometers) north-northwest of Tecpan. He was with his family at their home in Barra de Potosi, a fishing village nearly a three-hour drive northwest of Tecpan, when the earthquake hit. ‘It was extremely strong.'”