Massive 8.0 earthquake strikes Mexico

    Massive 8.0 earthquake strikes Mexico

    Sept 8, Mexico:  A massive 8.0-magnitude earthquake has struck 120 kilometers southwest of Mexico and rattled buildings in the capital, according to US Geological Survey data and eight countries have received tsunami alerts

    The epicenter of the quake was at a depth of 33 km (21 miles), 123 km (76 miles) southwest of the town of Pijijiapan, not far from the Guatemalan border.

    The US Tsunami Warning System said hazardous tsunami waves are likely to follow in eight neighboring countries, including Ecuador, Nicaragua, Panama, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, El Salvador, and Costa Rica.

    The Oslo Times International News Network


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