7.4 Mexico Earthquake
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A 7.4 magnitude earthquake had hit Mexico's southern coastline and left at least five people dead, officials said. As reported by CNN, the earthquake occurred at 10:29 a.m. local time (11:29 a.m. ET), with an epicenter 6.8 miles southwest of Santa María Zapotitlán in Oaxaca state, near El Coyul. The Oaxacan Health Services also reported damages from the quake to general hospitals in Pochutla, Puerto Escondido and Pinotepa Nacional and a few community hospitals in other areas. "We are verifying [damages] because this hospital is also tending Covid cases on the Oaxacan coast," Gov. Alejandro Murat said on a radio interview with Radio Fórmula.
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