Massive 7.5 magnitude Earthquake ROCKS Mexico City
- Author: Terrell Bush Feb 17, 2018,
Feb 17, 2018, 10:30
As per the reports of US National Weather Service, the Oaxaca state civil protection agency mentioned tweeted that they monitoring the coastline and there was no tsunami threat.
Strong tremors were felt in Mexico City and quake alarms were triggered in the city. The depth of the quake was about 24 kilometers.
The news has come after 370 people, including schoolchildren, died from an quake in central Mexico last September.
Two diners sit outside a restaurant on Reforma Avenue after a 7.2-magnitude natural disaster shook Mexico City, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Video showed ceiling lamps swaying and people embracing after evacuating buildings.
A dynamic natural disaster has shaken South and Central parts of Mexico.
The force of the temblor swayed buildings in Mexico City, according to the Associated Press. But reporters at the scene later found no evidence of a collapse at the location given.
The quake hit in the state of Oaxaca, south of Mexico City.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported that "based on all available data. there is no tsunami threat from this natural disaster".
The Mexico City Government wrote on Twitter, "Before returning to your homes, it is important to check if there are any damages, turn off gas lines and disconnect energy sources".
In Juchitan it felt very strong, there was panic among the population, who chose to leave their homes in the memory left by the quake last September.
The Sept. 7 quake killed almost 100 people in Oaxaca and neighboring Chiapas, but was centered about 273 miles (440 kilometers) southwest of Friday's natural disaster, Earle said.
"I left the phone and everything except for my shoes and the baby", she said.
In Mexico's capital, frightened residents flooded into the streets in Condesa, including one unidentified woman wrapped in just a towel, but there were no immediate signs of damage. "The house is old".