Residents on streets of Mexico following earthquake
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Mexico hit by strong earthquake near Acapulco

A large earthquake has struck near Acapulco on Mexico's Pacific coast.

The United States Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 7.6 and put the epicentre at 25km (15 miles) east of Ometepec, in Guerrero state.

Will Grant reports from Mexico City.

  • 20 Mar 2012