An earthquake of magnitude 8 points occurred off the coast of Mexico

An earthquake of magnitude 8.0 occurred near the coast of the state of Chiapas, Mexico. The hearth lay at a depth of 35 kilometers. The epicenter was located 82 km from the village of El Palmarcito. The tsunami threat was declared.

Subterranean tremors were felt in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica.

El Palmarcito, Mexico
82.2 km (51.0 mi) SW
Population: 1.135
Pijijiapan, Mexico City
97.0 km (60.3 mi) SW
Population: 15,101
Mapastepec, Mexico
107.2 km (66.6 mi) WSW
Population: 16,082
Tonalá, Mexico
117.4 km (73.0 mi) S
Population: 32,855
Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico
205.5 km (127.7 mi) SSW
Population: 481,128