Central Mexico shaken by strong earthquake
April 18, 2014
MEXICO CITY, Mexico — A magnitude-7.2 earthquake rattled the central region of Mexico this morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake’s epicenter was located near Acapulco, roughly 170 miles southwest of the capital, Mexico City.
Unbound operates two projects in the region: Guadalupe, near Mexico City, and Cuernavaca, approximately 50 miles to the south. While the quake frightened residents throughout the region and capital, according to the AP and BBC, there have been no reports of casualties or significant damage.
Unbound headquarters is in contact with our staff in the area and will post updated reports as they become available.