Mexico rattled by 5.2 magnitude aftershock
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A moderate 5.2-magnitude afterschock and lesser shakes rattled central Mexico on Thursday, two days after a 7.4 temblor.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the aftershocks were centered in the same area of Tuesday' strong quake, in southern Guerrero state along the border with neighboring Oaxaca state.
USGS geophysicist Paul Caruso said aftershocks may occur weeks, months or even years after a large quake like Tuesday's.
Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard wrote in his Twitter account that no major damage had been reported from the 5.2-magnitude aftershock. But some office workers did briefly evacuate downtown buildings.
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