Quake strikes off Mexico's Pacific coast

by Reuters
Saturday, 31 May 2014 15:48 GMT

(Updates no reports of damage)

MEXICO CITY, May 31 (Reuters) - An earthquake with a 6.2 magnitude struck off Mexico's Pacific coast on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake was centered about 190 miles (305 km) southwest of the resort city of Puerto Vallarta, which is in the Mexican state of Jalisco, at a depth of 6.2 miles (10 km).

There were no reports of damage in the state, the head of Mexico's emergency services tweeted after the tremor. (Reporting by Alexandra Alper; Writing by Bill Trott; Editing by Louise Heavens and Pravin Char)

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