2017 Chiapas earthquake facts for kids
|Depth||50.1 km (31.1 mi)|
|Areas affected||Mexico, Guatemala|
|Max. intensity||IX (Violent)|
|Casualties||98 dead, 300+ injured|
The 2017 Chiapas earthquake was a strong earthquake that hit Mexico and Guatemala on September 7, 2017. The quake scored a magnitude of 8.4 Mw on the magnitude (or strength) scale. At least sixty people died.
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President Enrique Peña Nieto inspecting damage to a home in Juchitán, Oaxaca
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