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On 7 September 2017, at approximately 11:49 p.m. local time, a magnitude 8.4[1] earthquake occurred off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico, approximately 87 kilometres (54 mi) south of Pijijiapan in the Gulf of Tehuantepec.[2] The earthquake caused some buildings in Mexico City to shake, prompting people to evacuate.[3] At least five people have been killed, according to the state governments of Chiapas and Tabasco.[4] The earthquake also generated a tsunami with waves of 1 metre (3 ft 3 in) above tide level;[5] tsunami alerts have been issued for surrounding areas.[6] It was the strongest earthquake recorded in Mexico since the devastating 1985 Mexico City earthquake,[7] as well as the
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second strongest recorded in the country’s history, behind the 1787 Mexico earthquake.[citation needed] It is also the most intense recorded globally in 2017.[8]
On 6 September, several earthquake alarms in Mexico City were mistakenly activated and prompted the evacuation of buildings. The incident prompted a review of the system.[9]


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