Moderate earthquake felt in Mexico City

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Associated Press

Posted on April 12, 2013 at 12:32 AM

Updated Friday, Apr 12 at 12:37 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A moderate earthquake shook buildings in Mexico's capital and its southwestern coast, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 5.2 and its epicenter was 27 miles (44 kilometers) north-northeast of Zihuatanejo in Guerrero state. It was 177 miles (286 kms) southwest of Mexico City.

Buildings swayed in Mexico City at 10:45 p.m. local time, but offices were largely empty for the night.

Authorities in Mexico City reported no damages or deaths.

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