CNN -- At least one person was killed as a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck Monday morning in southern
The quake happened at 6:23 a.m. (7:23 a.m. ET), about 1 mile from
Strong shaking was felt in southern
In the Chiapas town of Huixtla, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the north of the epicenter, a person died after a wall fell on him, Chiapas' state civil protection system said on Twitter on Monday.
The quake damaged part of an airport in Tapachula, a Mexican city of about 300,000 people near the
The epicenter was about 127 miles (204 kilometers) west of
The depth of the quake was 37 miles, the USGS said. The USGS initially said the magnitude was 7.1.
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