May 11, 2016 / 11:02 PM / in a year

Earthquake shakes Guadalajara, Mexico: emergency services

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A 4.8 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico’s second most populous city Guadalajara on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said, but there were no immediate reports of major damage.

A woman takes a picture with her phone of a house damaged by an earthquake in Guadalajara, Mexico, May 11, 2016. REUTERS/Javier Hoyos

The local seismological institute put the quake at a fairly shallow depth of 16 km. One witness described a strong but short tremor.

Reporting by Mexico City Newsroom

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