07 Apr '11, 2pm

A magnitude-6.5 earthquake shook a wide swath of southern and central Mexico

MEXICO CITY - A MAGNITUDE-6.5 earthquake shook a wide swath of southern and central Mexico on Thursday, prompting people to flee into the streets in the country's capital. The epicentre was located near the town of Las Choapas and about 600km south-east of Mexico City. The temblor was felt strongly in Chiapas, a state bordering Guatemala. There were no initial reports of damage or injuries. -- AP

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