Magnitude-6.1 earthquake strikes off coast of southern Mexico, no damage reported

A magnitude-6.1 earthquake struck off Mexico's southern Pacific coast on April 15, 2016.
A magnitude-6.1 earthquake struck off Mexico's southern Pacific coast on April 15, 2016.PHOTO: USGS

MEXICO CITY, April 15 (Reuters) - An earthquake off Mexico's southern Pacific coast shook the state of Chiapas on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage, emergency services said.

Mexico's national seismological institute put the quake at sea around 125km south of Ciudad Hidalgo, a town on the border with Guatemala, at magnitude-6.1.