IN MEXICO, A MAGNITUDE-8.1 EARTHQUAKE OCCURRED




Mustafa AY – TDO – 09.09.2017 In Thursday, Mexico was hit by 8.1 magnitude earthquake. Following the earthquake, many dwelling compounds were subject to the severe tremors stemming from the earthquake. Right after the disaster, 15 lost their lives and the figure of casualty is expected to unfortunately surge by officials. Following the earthquake, tsunami has appeared on account of immense stir in earth. Accordingly, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center stated that the tsunami with its wave between 0.3 and 1 meter will likely approach towards Central America and show its impact on Central American Countries such as Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras and Ecuador.

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center stated that particularly Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Guatemala, Kiribati and French Polynesia are estimated to be first ones who tsunami will likely impact on. It is in so much severe that the waves will exceed its extent to eastern shores of Japan, Australia and Vietnam. Philippines Natural Disaster Agency has already warned eastern states to be on alert, in case of probable emergence of tsunami in their eastern shores.

Mexico’s Civil Protection Agency recorded this earthquake to be the largest and destructive since the earthquake in 1985, when thousands of civilians were dead as well as abundant structures demolished with its severity. When it comes to today, Manuel Velasco – Chiapas State Governor – remarked the fact that many buildings were torn down, besides the hospital out of service because of power outage.