Mexico City, Sep 23 (AFP) A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook central Mexico today days after a powerful quake that killed nearly 300 people, Mexican and US seismological monitors said.Also Read - United States Issues its First Passport With 'X' Gender Marker | Details Inside

The quake struck at 12:53 GMT with an epicenter 19.3 kilometers southeast of the city of Matias Romero, in the state of Oaxaca, the US Geological Survey reported. Mexican quake monitors gave the same figure. Also Read - Flying to US? Fresh Guidelines Issued For International Travel | Read New Rules

In Mexico City work crews temporarily halted rescue operations, while the country’s Civil Protection service said there were no reports that the new quake — an apparent aftershock of Tuesday’s powerful 7.1 tremor — had affected the capital. (AFP) Also Read - Woman Raped on Train While Passengers Remain Mute Spectators

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.