Mexico Hit by One of Biggest Quakes Ever, 15 Killed

A massive 8-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of southern Mexico late on 7 September 2017, killing at least 15 people.

  • Published 8 September 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to strike Mexico has hit off its southern coast, killing at least 15 people, toppling houses and businesses and sending panicked people into the streets more than 650 miles (1,000 kilometers) away. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake hit off Chiapas state near the Guatemalan border with a magnitude as 8.1 — slightly stronger than the magnitude 8 quake of 1985 quake that… Read at AP News