Earthquake: 7.0 quake shakes near Pueblo Madero (El Playón), Mexico

A map shows the epicenter of a magnitude 7.4 earthquake in Mexico.
The epicenter of a magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Mexico. (Quakebot)

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening at 6:47 p.m. Pacific time four miles from Pueblo Madero (El Playón), Mexico, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Tsunami Warning System.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was more than 100 miles from a city.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.1 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

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This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.