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Sure 32 dead after earthquake off the coast of Mexico

Sure 32 dead after earthquake off the coast of Mexico

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Certainly 32 people on Friday to life by a powerful earthquake in the south of Mexico. The quake took place off the coast of Mexico and had a Magnitude of 8.1. The fear is that the number of dead will rise.

President Enrique Peña Nieto gave this information when he was a love filled crisisvergadering in the capital left.

According to the minister of Home Affairs, attacked the victims mainly in the southern province of Chiapas. In the state that was the epicenter in Pijijiapan. There is no clarity about the number of wounded.

In Mexico have at least 50 million people, the quake felt. Many buildings, such as schools and hospitals have sustained damage. In the city of Juchitan are some buildings completely collapsed. In parts of Mexico City is the power outages.

According to the president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, is the quake the strongest in the region since 1932. The quake occurred, according to the American seismological institute, USGS for 35 km depth.

Less than thirty minutes after the first earthquake there was an aftershock with a magnitude of 6.1 was observed.

Guatemala

Also in neighboring Guatemala, the earthquake felt. President Jimmy Morales said Friday in front of the television, that the damages currently identified. According to the authorities had the earthquake in Guatemala a power of 7.7.

Queen Máxima is in Mexico City for work on behalf of the United Nations. “She is unharmed and returns Friday, according to planning back to home”, let the Rijksvoorlichtingsdienst know. Foreign Affairs lets know to find out or there in the bevingsgebied even more people.

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Mexicans filming earthquakes with a magnitude of 8.1

Tidal waves

The PTWC, an authoritative institute that earthquakes in and around the Pacific Ocean in the holes, gave a tsunami warning for possible tidal waves. This applies to the countries of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras and Ecuador.

Meanwhile, several tidal waves have been observed, but it is not clear or which have caused damage.

And Matías Romero, Oaxaca, se reportan afectaciones por el temblor, un hotel y un edifico

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06:26 – 08 september 2017

Heavy earthquake hits Mexico

In the south of Mexico for the coast an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.1 occurred.
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In the south of Mexico for the coast an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.1 occurred.
© AFP

In the south of Mexico for the coast an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.1 occurred.
© AFP

In the south of Mexico for the coast an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.1 occurred.
© AFP

In the south of Mexico for the coast an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.1 occurred.
© AFP

In the south of Mexico for the coast an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.1 occurred.
© AFP

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