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6.2 Magnitude earthquake strikes Mexico, no casualties reported

The main reason for earthquakes is the collision of plates inside the earth. Due to the collision of the plates, a fault line zone is formed and the corners of the surface are folded. Then due to pressure, the plates start breaking and the earth starts shaking.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Baja California, Mexico: A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Baja California in Mexico on Tuesday. As soon as the earthquake occurred, there was chaos there. People immediately came out of their houses and came on the road. The US Geological Survey (USGS) says the quake occurred about 30 km (18.6 mi) west-southwest of Las Brisas in Baja California at a depth of 19 km (12 mi). Earlier this year in September also there were tremors of earthquake here.

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The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake happened about 8:40 am local time offshore near the village of Vicente Guerrero. The town is about 270 kilometers south of the border city of Tijuana.

Tuesday was very sensitive in terms of earthquake. In fact, there was a 7.3 magnitude earthquake on the Solomon Islands located in the Pacific Ocean region on Tuesday morning, after which a tsunami was warned. Although there was no news of any loss of life or property due to this earthquake, but its intensity scared the people. According to the report of the US Geological Survey, the earthquake occurred at 7:33 am on Tuesday morning, whose center was 10 km deep.

Earlier on Monday there was devastation in Indonesia
Let us tell you that 162 people died due to the earthquake on the main island of Indonesia, Java on Monday, while more than 700 people were injured. Many people are still missing. Seeing the devastation caused by the earthquake, people are living under the shadow of fear. The intensity of this earthquake was 5.4 on the Richter scale. Many buildings have also been destroyed by this.

According to Indonesia’s Meteorology and Climatology and Geophysical Agency, 25 more aftershocks were recorded after the earthquake. The epicenter of the earthquake was near the city of Cianjur in a mountainous region of Indonesia’s most populous province. Many buildings collapsed due to the earthquake. There was an earthquake on the island of Crete in Greece before Indonesia in the early hours of Monday. The intensity of this earthquake was 6. EMSC said that the epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km. (49.71 miles) at a depth of

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