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Mexico Hit By One Of Biggest Quakes Ever

Location: TAPACHULA, CHIAPAS, Mexico
September 8, 2017

epa06192333 Civil Defense Forces members help residents in Tapachula, Mexico, after a 8.2 magtnitude earthquake violently shook Mexico, early 08 September 2017. According to the National Seismological Service (SSN), the earthquake’s epicenter was 137 kilometers southwest of Tonala, in the southeastern state of Chiapas. At least five people died, three of them in the Chiapas state after their house collapsed in the quake and two others in the Tabasco state. Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto declared a state of emergency in Chiapas.  EPA-EFE/JOSE TORRES

Credit: EPA-EFE

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