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Saturday, 17 February 2018 - 9:05
Strong tremor hits Mexico
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A powerful earthquake has hit south-western Mexico, causing buildings to shake in the capital Mexico City, about 350km (217 miles) away.

The epicentre of the 7.2-magnitude tremor was near the town of Pinotepa de Don Luis in Oaxaca state, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake was 24.6km underground.

Some buildings were damaged in Oaxaca, but no deaths were reported.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said that there was no tsunami threat.








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