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Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake in Mexico

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USGS ShakeMap of the April 18, 2014 earthquake in Mexico.

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck in Mexico on April 18, 2014 at 14:27:26 UTC.

Visit the USGS event page on this earthquake.

For estimates of casualties and damage, visit the USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) website.

For information about tsunami watches, warning or advisories, visit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) tsunami website.

Read additional earthquake information for Mexico.

If you felt this earthquake, report your experience on the “USGS Did You Feel It?” website for this event.

The USGS operates a 24/7 National Earthquake Information Center in Colorado that can be reached for more information at (303) 273-8500.

Learn more about the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program.