Magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes Mexico City


MEXICO CITY : An earthquake alarmed residents of Mexico City in the early hours of Monday, sending many into the streets, Reuters witnesses said.

The magnitude 6.1 quake hit 43 km (27 miles) east of Oaxaca at a depth of 10 km at 0656 GMT, the US Geological Survey said.

This is a developing story and will be updated as further details are made available. With breaking news, some reports in the media can be inaccurate.APP/AFP