Today, September 8, at 7:49 am the coast of the Mexican state of Chiapas was rocked by the powerful tremors, according to seismologists, the epicenter of earthquake was 60 km from shore at a depth of about 35 km. this was reported by CNBC with reference to Geological service of the USA
According to the updated data, the magnitude of the main shock was 8.2 points. Earthquake in the coastal town of Pijijiapan felt as 8.0 points.
The power of the elements was such that the building was shaking even in the capital, Mexico city, and people ran from homes into the streets even when you are thousands of kilometers from the epicenter.
Seismologists have warned the authorities that there is a threat more than three-meter waves.
Fluctuations of the stele “angel” in Mexico city:
This is video of “El Angel” swaying during the #earthquake in Mexico City. #txlege #CDMX #terremoto pic.twitter.com/CwoASuxkw4
– Rafael Anchía (@RafaelAnchia) 8 September 2017 R.
September 19, 1985 07:18 in Mexico was one of the most devastating earthquakes in American history, with a magnitude of 8.1 on the Richter scale. It originated in the Pacific and was caused by a rupture in the tectonic plates of the Coconut. The main blow fell on the Central and Northern regions of Mexico. According to official statistics, killed about 10 thousand people, 30 thousand wounded, and 100 thousand were left homeless.
Video: Twitter / Renova