Magnitude 5.9 quake strikes off Mexican west coast

Reuters News
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Posted: Sep 24, 2017 6:22 AM

(Reuters) - A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck off the Mexican west coast on Sunday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

The epicenter of the quake was 99 km south-southwest of Tonala, in Chiapas state.

Mexico's capital was shattered by a magnitude 7.1 quake on Tuesday that flattened dozens of buildings and killed at least 307 people.

(Editing by Toby Chopra)