In Mexico, the largest earthquake has died, the danger of a tsunami (video)

In Mexico, the largest earthquake has died, the danger of a tsunami (video)

At that time, as the United States continue to suffer from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Mexico was struck by another natural disaster.

At least five people died during the earthquake with the strength of 8.1 points, which occurred in southern Mexico yesterday, September 7, late in the evening.

Mexican President Enrique peña Nieto called the biggest earthquake in the country over the past 100 years, according to ABC News.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was located at 59.7 miles South-West of Pijijiapan, at a depth of 22 miles.

The Governor of Chiapas, Manuel Velasco, told local media that the region three people died, but victims may be more, the information is updated.

According to The Associated Press, in Tabasco state to the North of Chiapas, the victims of the earthquake, we started two children. One collapsed wall, the second died when the hospital, where he was connected to the lung, the electricity was gone.

RT Hotel Anel de Matías Romero se colapsó, hay personas atrapadas.

OAXACA IN (@oaxacain) September 8, 2017

In the coastal areas of Mexico and on the coastline of Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Costa Rica was a small tsunami. The threat of large waves remains.

«On the coast of Mexico tsunami waves reaching three meters», — warns the national meteorological center.

Lucy Jones, a seismologist from California, told the NY Post that this earthquake was expected.
«Off the West coast of Mexico is the so-called subduction zone: the Pacific plate is moving under the Mexican Peninsula,» she said. «Because of this, often large earthquakes».
According to the seismologist, a small tsunami will go to the South-West and will not threaten California or Hawaii.

The monumental Angel of Independence in Mexico City shaking during today’s powerful 8.4 #earthquake #MexicoEarthquake

— muchachomalo (@KowloonDandy) September 8, 2017