The number of victims of the earthquake in Mexico has risen to 58 people. This was announced by the head of the Agency of civil defense of Mexico, reports The Associated Press.

He also reported that officials confirmed 45 dead in the southern state of Oaxaca, which is most affected by the earthquake. Ten more dead in Chiapas, three in the state of Tabasco.

The epicenter of the earthquake of magnitude of 8.1 points were recorded at a depth of 33 kilometers in the Pacific ocean at a distance of 123 kilometers southwest of the Mexican city Pijijiapan.

According to the authorities of Mexico, the magnitude of the earthquake of 8.1 points, the strongest of the last century in the country. The authorities do not exclude further increase of the number of victims.

Earlier it was reported that 26 people were killed in the earthquake magnitude of 8.1 points.

See also: the Earthquake in Mexico has claimed the lives of 15 people: photo effects

Earthquake in Mexico: the number of victims has risen to 58 09.09.2017

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