A strong earthquake occurred in Mexico, tremors were felt in the capital

A strong earthquake occurred on Thursday in Mexico clearly tremors were felt in the capital Mexico City, according to RIA Novosti.

According to the Civil Defense in Mexico, the magnitude of the earthquake was 5.8.

The epicenter of the earthquake, which lasted one minute, was in the municipality of San Marcos, Guerrero. Tremors were felt in three states.

In the first minutes after the earthquake, the local population was panic. According to Mexican authorities, victims and destructions.

Mexico is located in a seismic zone, in the eastern part of the Pacific seismic belt.

A strong earthquake occurred in Mexico

An earthquake in 1985 caused the death of more than 10,000 people in Mexico City, injuring up to 40 thousand people were left homeless about 31 thousand people.

Source: http://eco.rian.ru/natural/20110505/371225344.html


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