A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico’s Pacific coast region on Monday, with the epicenter being 173 miles west southwest of Cihuatlan according to the U.S geological survey recording.
The depth of this quake was 13.2 at 10:32 a.m local time 1732 GmT. There was an earlier report that declared the earthquake to be a 5.7 magnitude quake, but was later downgraded by the USGS.
The Seismotectonics Of Mexico
Mexico is currently one of the world’s most seismologically active regions on earth. The moving of these crustal plates causes frequent earthquakes and occosional volcanic eruptions.