The victims were more than 200 people were left without electricity more than 1.85 million citizens.
The USGS said the reason for the catastrophic earthquake in Mexico, occurred on 7 September 2017.
The source of the earthquake was located in the Coconut plate, located between the Peninsula of California and the Panama isthmus. The disturbance occurred due to the deformation of the earth’s crust. Elucidation of the precise mechanism of the phenomenon will be engaged in Geological service of the USA.
Previously, scientists believed that the source of the incident in the Mexico earthquake is a subduction zone (dip one portion of the lithospheric plate under another) on the border of the plates Cocos and North American.
An 8.2 magnitude earthquake occurred, according to the National seismological service of Mexico, in the Gulf of Tehuantepec, close to the Chiapas, on the southern coast of the country. The victims were more than 200 people were left without electricity more than 1.85 million citizens.
In April 2017 French and Chilean seismologists had predicted that in the next few decades in the area of Santiago (Chile) will be the highest on the planet an earthquake.