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BC-LT--Mexico Earthquake,Advisory, LT

By The Associated Press

A major earthquake of 7.6 magnitude, followed by an aftershock, has hit southern central Mexico. Here are our all-formats plans as of now.



MEXICO CITY ' A strong, long 7.6-magnitude earthquake with an epicenter in Guerrero state on Tuesday, followed by an aftershock that shook central southern Mexico, swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent frightened workers and residents into the streets. President Felipe Calderon said there were no immediate reports of damage through his Twitter account. Telephone service was down in the city and throughout the area where the quake was felt.

' EARTHQUAKE-GLANCE ' A look at major earthquakes around the world.


' Our photographers are out in Mexico City.

' XEM101 ' Workers and residents gather at the Angel de la Independencia square after the large quake


' We expect our first video to move shortly.

' Editors are trying to access local stations, seeking damage and reaction.


' We plan an HTML interactive on the quake showing location with panels on various types of quakes and earthquake fault lines.


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