Magnitude 5.0 earthquake shakes Mexico resort town Acapulco


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  • Sunday, 18 Feb 2024

FILE PHOTO:People wait outside their homes and buildings after an alarm sounded warning of a tremor, in Mexico City, Mexico, February 17, 2024. REUTERS/Henry Romero/File Photo

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.0 earthquake hit near the Mexican resort town of Acapulco on the Pacific coast on Saturday afternoon, according to the country's national seismological service.

In capital Mexico City, the earthquake alarm caused residents to evacuate but no damages were reported, Mayor Marti Batres said on social media X.

(Reporting by Kylie Madry, Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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