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Second powerful earthquake rocks Mexico within a week

Posted On: Sep. 23, 2022 9:56 AM CST

The U.S. Geological Survey said that a 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck the Mexican state of Michoacan on Sept. 22, causing landslides and damaging buildings, NPR reported citing The Associated Press. This quake, which was an aftershock of the 7.6-magnitude earthquake that struck Michoacan on Sept. 19, also affected the states of Colima, Jalisco and Guerrero, and killed one person.