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>> The moment a deadly earthquake struck Mexico late on Thursday. The 8.1 magnitude quake has triggered small tsunami waves off the coast and damaged some buildings. The epicenter was 76 miles southwest of the town of Pijijiapan in the southern state of Chiapas and at a depth of 21 miles.
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Four people were killed in that state the governor of Chiapas Manuel Velasco has said. Two children also reportedly killed in the neighbouring state of Tabasco. Mexico civil protection agency said the earthquake was stronger than a 1985 tremor that flattened large parts of Mexico City and killed thousands. Some building in the south of Mexico left severely damaged on Friday.
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And in Mexico City, people ran onto the streets in their pajamas as power went out in some neighborhoods. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the tremor had triggered 0.7 meter high waves, and warned that widespread hazardous tsunami waves were possible within 3 hours.