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6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes near Baja California, Mexico.

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A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck near North Pacific Ocean, 59 km northwest of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico at a depth of 19km.

The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.

The earthquake was felt as moderate shaking in [Campamento] (pop. 83) located 27 km from the epicenter, Camalu (pop. 8,600) 36 km away, Emiliano Zapata (pop. 5,800) 43 km away, Colonia Lomas de San Ramon (Triquis) (pop. 3,800) 44 km away, Vicente Guerrero (pop. 11,500) 44 km away, Santa Fe (pop. 2,600) 47 km away, and San Quintin (pop. 4,800) 55 km away.
In Lazaro Cardenas (pop. 16,300) located 59 km from the epicenter, and Ensenada (pop. 279,800) 118 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.

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