(WWJ) – A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the southern part of Mexico Friday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The quake hit in the state of Oaxaca, south of Mexico City. Video on social media showed buildings swaying from the tremors.READ MORE: Man Dies In Jet Truck Accident At Michigan Air Show
The earthquake was first measured as a 7.5-magnitude but later lowered to a 7.2-magnitude by the USGS.READ MORE: Southgate Man Charged After Inappropriate Contact With 13-Year-Old Girl Over Social Media
The epicenter was found near the town of Santiago Ixtayutla, close to the Pacific Ocean but tremors were felt in Mexico City more than 400 miles away. There is no threat of a tsunami, according to a report from tsunami.gov.
This earthquake comes about five months after the country dealt with two quakes in a 12-day span in September. Those two earthquakes left hundreds of people dead and countless buildings leveled.MORE NEWS: Police Investigate After Man Barricades Himself Inside Home, Fires Shots At Macomb County Deputies
There are no reports on deaths or damages at this point.