7.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Mexico

7.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Mexico
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Mexico City: An earthquake measuring 7.2 magnitudes on the Richter scale struck south and central Mexico on Friday evening.

The earthquake was first measured as a 7.5-magnitude and later lowered to having a 7.2-magnitude by the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake’s epicenter was 33 miles northeast of Pinotepa, in Oaxaca State.

However, it’s unclear if any damage or injuries were reported.

The tremor comes five months after the country was rocked by an earthquake that killed 370 people. (ANI)