An 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit the southern Mexico region before midnight on Thursday September 7th 2017. It is the largest earthquake to shake the country in a century.
The temblor occurred some 50 miles southwest of Pijijiapan, Mexico, off the coast of the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, at 11:49 p.m. local time (12:49 a.m. ET), according to the USGS. The depth of the earthquake was 43 miles, the USGS said.
At least 60 people were killed and more than 200 were injured.The states were the most population was affected, Oaxaca and Chiapas are two of the poorest states in the country.
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