Magnitude 8 Earthquake Shakes Southern Mexico


A Magnitude 8 earthquake jolts near coast of Chiapas, Mexico at 11:49 pm on Thursday, August 7, 2017.

According toUS Geological Survey, the earthquake hit offshore 120 kilometers (75 miles) southwest of the town of Tres Picos in the state of Chiapas.

Magnitude 8 Earthquake Shakes Southern Mexico

US Tsunami Warning System says there’s potential tsunami threat to several Central American countries — Hawaii, Guam are being evaluated.

Possible aftershocks and damages are expected.

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