2009 Guerrero earthquake

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2009 Guerrero earthquake
M5.8 – Guerrero, Mexico.jpg
Date 27 April 2009 (2009-04-27)
Magnitude 5.8
Depth 35 kilometres (22 mi)
Epicenter 17°04′N 99°23′W / 17.07°N 99.39°W / 17.07; -99.39Coordinates: 17°04′N 99°23′W / 17.07°N 99.39°W / 17.07; -99.39
Areas affected Mexico
Casualties 2

The 2009 Guerrero earthquake was a magnitude 5.8 earthquake that struck Mexico on 27 April 2009.[1]

The epicentre was at 17.07°N 99.39°W, to the southeast of Chilpancingo, Guerrero, and was located at a depth of 30 miles. The quake was felt in other parts of the country's central region, including Mexico City and the states of Hidalgo, Morelos, Puebla and Veracruz.

Two women died of heart attacks in the municipality of Acapulco, Guerrero, where four homes also collapsed.[2][3]

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