After 7.6-magnitude earthquake strikes off of the country's southwestern coast, Tsunami alert issued for part of Mexico.

After 7.6-magnitude earthquake strikes off of the country's southwestern coast, Tsunami alert issued for part of Mexico.

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According to the US Geological Survey.

According to the US Geological Survey.

The preliminary magnitude 7.6 earthquake was centered near La Placita de Morelos,

About 300 miles northwest of Acapulco in the relatively sparsely populated western central Pacific Coast of Mexico.

Originally, USGS registered the quake as a 7.5-magnitude just off the coast in the Pacific Ocean.

The epicenter of that 7.1-magnitude earthquake was 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) east-northeast of San Juan Raboso and 34.1 miles (55 km) south-southwest of the city of Puebla, in Puebla state.

HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES ARE POSSIBLE FOR COASTS LOCATED WITHIN 300 KM OF EPICENTER OF EARTHQUAKE OFF MEXICO COAST

HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES ARE POSSIBLE FOR COASTS LOCATED WITHIN 300 KM OF EPICENTER OF EARTHQUAKE OFF MEXICO COAST

According to the tsunami warning center, waves of up to three meters are possible.

According to the tsunami warning center, waves of up to three meters are possible.

Communities like Manzanillo and Acapulco, along with Puerto Vallarta, may see the tsunami waves

Communities like Manzanillo and Acapulco, along with Puerto Vallarta, may see the tsunami waves