Strong 6.1 magnitude quake rocks Mexico

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Tourists and employees of a hotel are evacuated after a 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico City on August 21, 2013. AFP

MEXICO CITY — A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico Wednesday from its epicenter in the western state of Guerrero, authorities said.

The National Seismology Center said the quake struck at 1238 GMT (7:38 am local time) near the town of San Marcos.

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