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Magnitude 6.6 quake hits off Mexico's Pacific coast

WASHINGTON - A powerful earthquake measuring magnitude 6.6 struck off southern Mexico's Pacific coast on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

WASHINGTON - A powerful earthquake measuring magnitude 6.6 struck off southern Mexico's Pacific coast on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake struck at a depth of 72.7 miles (117 km) and was centered 20 miles (32 km) west-northwest of Pijijiapan in Chiapas state, the USGS said. (Reporting by Eric Walsh; Editing by Eric Beech)

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