(Corrects to say quake struck on land and not at sea after USGS updated their alert; updates magnitude to 7.6 from 7.5, depth to 15 km)
Sept 19 (Reuters) - A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck near La Placita de Morelos in western Mexico, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Monday.
The quake, which struck in the state of Michoacan, was at a depth of 15 km (9.3 miles) USGS said.
The U.S. Tsunami Warning System said there was risk of a tsunami near the coast of Michoacan. (Reporting by Shubham Kalia in Bengaluru; editing by Jonathan Oatis)