Magnitude 7.4 Earthquake Jolts Mexico

March 20, 2012 Updated Mar 20, 2012 at 4:41 PM EDT

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Magnitude 7.4 Earthquake Jolts Mexico

March 20, 2012 Updated Mar 20, 2012 at 4:41 PM EDT

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck Mexico early Tuesday afternoon.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 miles and caused moderate shaking in Acapulco and Oaxaca, according to a story posted on the USGS website

Read the story on the USGS website HERE.