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Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes Oaxaca, Mexico, region

Reuters WORLD
Published May 26,2022

An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck the Oaxaca, Mexico, region on Wednesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.

The quake was at a depth of 57 km (35.42 miles), EMSC said.

Mexico's civil protection agency said it was in touch with local authorities in Oaxaca to evaluate the affected area, adding no damages had been reported so far.

The tremor was felt slightly in the capital Mexico City and the earthquake alarm system was not activated, Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said on Twitter.