Mexico: 8.1 Earthquake off coast, D.F. shaking and rolling, Tsunami Warning

Posted on September 7, 2017 • Filed under: Mexico

Chris Graham

Magnitude 8.1 earthquake hits off Mexico
Tsunami warnings issued
Frightened Mexico City residents gather in streets
Blackouts in capital
Damage reported in Chiapas state

A very powerful earthquake has struck off the coast of Mexico, shaking buildings in the capital and sparking tsunami warnings. The USGS said a magnitude 8.1 quake struck 123 km (76 miles) southwest of the town of Pijijiapan, at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). Widespread, hazardous tsunami waves were possible, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said. Read Full Article


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