Shallow quake hits off Mexican coast

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  • USGS says it was a 6.5-magnitude quake
  • Some of the closest cities are beach resorts
An 6.5-magnitude earthquake 6.5 struck off Mexico's Pacific coast Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
There were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.
The quake was shallow, at only 3.1 miles deep, the USGS reported.
It struck at 5:32 a.m. (8:32 a.m. ET) in the ocean, about 206 miles south of the resort town of Cabo San Lucas, and 260 miles west of another popular beach destination, Puerto Vallarta.
There is no tsunami threat, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.