An earthquake with magnitude of 8.0 occurred in Mexico

An earthquake with magnitude of 8.0 occurred off the Pacific coast of Mexico, according to USGS.

The epicenter was located 96 kilometers South-West of the city Pijijiapan, his focus lies at a depth of 35 kilometers. The tremors were recorded at 23:49 (07:49 MSK).

About victims and destructions are not reported. Mexican rescue service has reported that this earthquake was the strongest since 1985 that killed thousands of people.

Source Reuters said that after the quake in Mexico city started to panic, people fled the building and ran out into the streets.

The Pacific tsunami warning said the tsunami threat in the region. The impact of the disaster may be as coast of Mexico and nearby countries — Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador. Also at risk are the Hawaiian Islands and even GUAM, specifies Associated Press.