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Most most powerful earthquake has rocked Mexico and sparking of tsunami

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Most most powerful earthquake has rocked Mexico and sparking of tsunamiMost most powerful earthquake has rocked Mexico and sparking of tsunami

News24xx.com -  A powerful earthquake rocked Mexico make five people have been killed. The victim including two children. The earthquake has been trigger a tsunami. It was the most powerful earthquake to hit the country in 32 years and sparked widespread panic.

The governor of Tabasco state Arturo Nunez said that one child died when a wall collapsed, and a baby died in a children’s hospital that lost electricity, cutting off the supply to the infant’s ventilator. Including two women who died in San Cristobal when a house and a wall collapsed.

The earthquake struck at 11.49pm local time when many people will have been sleeping. It caused a 2.3ft tsunami. In Salina Cruz another tsunami wave measuring 3.3ft was recorded. The earthquake struck around 650 miles away from Mexico City and sparked at 2.3ft tsunami.

The epicentre was 76 miles southwest of the town of Pijijiapan in the southern state of Chiapas, at a revised depth of 43 miles.

Chiapas Governor Manuel Velasco called on people living near the coast to leave their houses as a protective measure.

‘Homes, schools and hospitals have been damaged.’ he said

Civil Defense in Chiapas said on its Twitter account that its personnel were in the streets aiding people and warned residents to prepare for aftershocks.

 

 

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