Transcript for 7.2 Earthquake in Acapulco, Mexico
Thank you. And now, a headline, the 7.2 earthquake near acapulco, Mexico. Coming just weeks after the other big quake in California. So many wondering tonight what's going on. Here's David Wright. Reporter: This morning's sudden jolt near acapulco, big enough to sound the alarms in Mexico City. People scurrying out of their buildings. Plenty of frayed nerves, but no reports of serious injuries. Today's 7.2-magnitude shaker follows close on the heels of the 8.2 earthquake in Chile, and a 5.1 quake here in Los Angeles. Is it my imagination or have there been a lot of earthquakes recently? We've had a cluster over the last month. Reporter: Small earthquakes happen every day. Many of them along the ring of fire along the pacific. But scientists say most of these quakes are not related to one another. Is it possible that this quake in Mexico is the portend of a bigger quake here? No. The simple answer is, no. Reporter: But she says there is a 100% chance of a major California earthquake. California is overdue. David Wright, ABC news, los Angeles.
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