2017 Chiapas yirdquauk

On 7 September 2017, at 11:49 p.m. CDT, a magnitude 8.2[3] yirdquauk occurred off the coast o Chiapas, Mexico, approximately 87 kilometres (54 mi) sooth o Pijijiapan in the Gulf o Tehuantepec.[4] At least 33 fowk hae dee'd.[5]

2017 Chiapas yirdquauk
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2017 Chiapas yirdquauk is locatit in Mesoamericae
2017 Chiapas yirdquauk
Date7 September 2017 (2017-09-07)
Oreegin time23:49:21 CDT
Magnitude8.1 Mw
Depth69.7 km (43.3 mi)
Epicentre15°04′05″N 93°42′54″W / 15.068°N 93.715°W / 15.068; -93.715Coordinates: 15°04′05″N 93°42′54″W / 15.068°N 93.715°W / 15.068; -93.715
Auries affectitMexico, Guatemala[1]
Max. intensityIX (Violent)
TsunamiYes
Foreshocks1
Eftershocks1,806 [2]
Casualties98 deid, 300+ injured

ReferencesEedit

  1. Cumes, William (7 September 2017). "Temblor de 7.7 grados sacude Guatemala". Prensa Libre (in Spanish).CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. @SSNMexico (13 September 2017). "Hasta las 7:30 pm se han registrado 1806 réplicas (la mayor de M6.1) del sismo ocurrido el 7 de septiembre en el golfo de Tehuantepec (M8.2)" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  3. "Earthquake of magnitude 8.1 strikes off Mexico's Pacific coast". BBC News. 8 September 2017. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  4. "M 8.1 - 87km SW of Pijijiapan, Mexico". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 7 September 2017.
  5. "'Strongest in 100yrs': Mexico quake death toll rises to 33 as state of emergency declared". RT International (in Inglis). Retrieved 8 September 2017.