Advertisement

International

News > International > At Least 15 Dead After Magnitude 8.1 Earthquake Along Mexico's Southern Coast

At Least 15 Dead After Magnitude 8.1 Earthquake Along Mexico's Southern Coast

The quake was felt as far away as Mexico City where more than a million people are without power.

MEXICO CITY -- At least 15 people are dead after a magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck hit the southern coast of Mexico late Thursday. 

The powerful quake was felt as far away as Mexico City, amid massive power outages, buildings shaking and people fleeing into the streets. 

The U.S. Geological Survey says the epicenter of the quake was in the Pacific Ocean about 60 miles southwest of the state of Chiapas, at a depth of about 20 miles.  

(photo courtesy: Getty Images / Victoria Razo) 

 

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea- -It only took Chloe Kim one run to secure Olympic Gold -- then she went one better. The...
NATIONWIDE- -The war of words continues between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un...
KABUL -- Vice President Mike Pence is visiting troops in Afghanistan. Pence made an unannounced visit to the...
WASHINGTON- -Columbus, Indiana native and Vice President Mike Pence is backing President Trump in the conflict...
FORTVILLE, Ind. -- It’s never a good idea to lie about being a police officer, especially when you bring a gun to...