ALERT: 5.9 Earthquake Strikes Mexico. Apr 21 18:16 at epicenter (13m ago, 10km Lazaro Cardenas, depth 74km).

Earthquake Magnitude 5.9 strikes southern region of Mexico, 5.1 aftershock follows

5.9 earthquake strikes West Coast; 7.0 quake hits Mexico

A  magnitude 5.9 earthquake has struck the Pacific Ocean about 160 miles west of the coast of Oregon, the U.S Geological Survey said, but no tsunami is expected.

A second much larger quake, registering 7.0, was felt near Michoacán, Mexico, a few minutes later.

5.9 quake strikes western Mexico

A strong 5.9-magntiude earthquake hit western Mexico on  Sunday, the US Geological Survey reports.

Event Time

  1. 2013-04-22 01:16:33 UTC
  2. 2013-04-21 18:16:33 UTC-07:00 at epicenter
  3. 2013-04-21 21:16:33 UTC-04:00 system time


18.159°N 102.080°W depth=28.5km (17.7mi)

Nearby Cities

  1. 21km (13mi) NE of Las Guacamayas, Mexico
  2. 25km (16mi) NNE of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico
  3. 25km (16mi) NE of La Orilla, Mexico
  4. 61km (38mi) SSE of La Mira Tumbiscatio, Mexico
  5. 341km (212mi) WSW of Mexico City, Mexico