At least five people were killed as a magnitude-8.1 quake rocked southern Mexico late Thursday night, causing people to flee into the street, buildings to sway, and lights to go out in Mexico City.
Officials in Mexico are scrambling to respond to a 8.1 magnitude natural disaster off the country's southern coast that has killed at least 61 people and triggered tremors across the region, according to The Independent.
Five people were killed in an 8.2-magnitude quake off Mexican coast, the largest the country has experienced in the last 100 years, the country's President Enrique Pena Nieto confirmed on Friday.
"The country's seismologic service initially gave a magnitude of 8.4, which if confirmed would be the most powerful ever recorded in this quake-prone country", the Telegraph quoted Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, as saying.
According to the New York Times, the quake killed at least 32 people and leveled some areas close to the earthquake's epicenter, particularly in Chiapas and Oaxaca.
In a tweet by President Enrique Peña Nieto, the premier offered timely condolences to all the families who have lost their lives in the quake thus far. At least four people were reported killed in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, government officials said, according to reports.
Tabasco Gov. Arturo Nunez said that one of the children died when a wall collapsed, and the other was a baby who died in a children's hospital that lost electricity, cutting off the supply to the infant's ventilator.
People in distant Mexico City, the capital, ran out into the streets after the tremor. The U.S. Geological Survey measured it at 8.1 magnitude. "I almost fell over", said Luis Carlos Briceno, an architect, 31, who was visiting Mexico City.
The two fatalities came in the southern state of Chiapas, interior minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong told AFP. Throughout Friday, there were several after shocks hitting the region.
Stat watch: India-Sri Lanka in T20s
The Indian captain and Kedar Jadhav stitched together a 108-run stand for the fourth wicket to put the hosts on the mat. But showers have been forecast from late afternoon, we will be realized the match and its amount between IND and SR.
Country Music Singer Don Williams Dies At Age 78
After graduating high school, he moved to Corpus Christi and formed a folk band called The Pozo Seco Singers. Country music great Don Williams has died after a short illness, his publicist announced Friday afternoon.
Mbappe targets Champions League title with PSG
I have cultivated very good relations with the player and his parents, particularly with his father, who also acts as his agent". Mbappe is expected to make his PSG debut on Friday, when Unai Emery's men go to Metz for a Ligue 1 fixture.
American Horror Story: Cult season premiere live stream
Still, in the Trump-era it all has a place. " People in the Rust Belt who have loved the show, tweet, like, 'I'm out". Now that Ivy and Ally get a night to themselves, they spend it on a romantic dinner at their restaurant.
Trump Rescinding DACA Program Protecting Young Immigrants
Therefore nation must set and enforce a limit on how many immigrants we accept each year, and that means not all can be accepted. So make no mistake, the promise that DACA recipients won't have to fear immediate deportation is entirely unreliable.