Earthquake of magnitude 8.0 hits off Mexican coast, at least 15 dead: Government

Updated On : 08 Sep , 2017 , 04:29 PM
Earthquake of magnitude 8.0 hits off Mexican coast: USGS (File Photo)
Earthquake of magnitude 8.0 hits off Mexican coast: USGS (File Photo)
New Delhi:

An earthquake measuring 8.0 on the Richter Scale hits off Mexican coast on Friday morning the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported . According to Government reports at least 5 killed, including 2 children in Tabasco state.

Following the quake, USGS added that Hazardous widespread tsunami waves were possible in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras, and Ecuador.

Tremors were reportedly felt in Mexico City, causing people to feel shaking buildings. Several powerful aftershocks has also hit the area.

According to reports, strong earthquake had shaken Mexico's capital with people fleeing from buildings.

First Published : Friday, September 08, 2017 10:46 AM
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