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Powerful earthquake of 8.1 magnitude strikes southern coast of Mexico

BBC
  Kathmandu, Nepal      September 08 2017

 Sep 8, 2017-A powerful earthquake of magnitude 8.1 has struck in the Pacific off the southern coast of Mexico, BBC repoted.

 
The epicentre was about 100km (62 miles) south-west of the town of Pijijiapan and at a depth of 35km, the United States Geological Survey said.
 
Following the quake, a tsunami warning has been issued for Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama and Honduras.
 
The quake was felt in Mexico City, with buildings shaking and people running into the street.
 
One visitor to the city, Luis Carlos Briceno, told Reuters: "I had never been anywhere where the earth moved so much."