The Mexican earthquake, reported on Mexico's Pacific Coast on Wednesday, was centered in a sparsely populated area in the mountains People evacuated some buildings in the capital, but the city government said helicopter flights had detected no signs of damage. Authorities in Michoacan state, where the tremor was centered, also had no immediate reports of damage. A quake of this magnitude is considered a major earthquake, but this one hit about 41 miles below the surface and a tremor's power to cause damage is often dissipated when it is so deep.
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