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    Earthquake Shakes Buildings in Mexico City

    By By Brian Thompson, Meteorologist
    April 24, 2013, 1:44:51 AM EDT

    A magnitude 5.9 earthquake rattled southern Mexico on Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, with light shaking reported in Mexico City.

    The quake struck 25 miles northeast of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico, at around 8:16 p.m. local time on Sunday night. Lazaro Cardenas is located on the southern coast of the country.

    Over 50 reports of weak shaking in Mexico City have been reported to the USGS. A witness told Reuters that residents in the capital briefly ran outdoors during the earthquake.

    There have not yet been any reports of damage or injuries.

    Story by AccuWeather.com meteorologist Brian Thompson.

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