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5.5-quake hits Mexico


A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted 15 kilometers (km) southeast of Tonala, Mexico at 20:39 p.m. Monday (8:39 a.m. in Manila), the United States Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 92.18 km, was initially determined to be at 15.9602 degrees north latitude and 93.6797 degrees west longitude.

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