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Mexico City hit with 7.2 earthquake and 389 aftershocks

Mexico City, Mexico — An earthquake that hit Mexico City late Friday afternoon has left more than 380 aftershocks in its quake.

The tremor, which hit the city at 5:39 p.m. Friday, rocked many buildings and sent vibrations into the far south, however, no injuries or extensive damaged was reported. The quake, which measured 7.2 on the richter scale, has left numerous aftershocks in the reason, the strongest being 5.9.

The National Seismological Service (SSN) reported that up until 5:30 a.m Saturday morning, nearly 12 hours since the quake hit, 389 aftershocks of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake have been recorded.

The agency added that the largest of these replicas was of magnitude 5.9 of the magnitude 7.2 earthquake of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca.

“Until 05:30 hrs. 389 replicas have been registered, the largest of M5.9 of the M7.2 earthquake of Pinotepa Nacional, Oax, ” the agency said in its Twitter account @SismologicoMX.

The movement had a magnitude of 7.2 degrees, with an epicenter 11 kilometers from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, in the region of the Coast of Oaxaca, where there were reported damages to homes and businesses.