8.0 magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico says US Geological Survey

Vastavam web: A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico, the US Geological Survey said, with seismologists warning of a tsunami of more than three meters (10 feet).The quake hit offshore in the Pacific about 120 kilometers (75 miles) southwest of the town of Tres Picos in far southern Chiapas state, the USGS said.”Tsunami waves reaching more than three meters above the tide level are possible along the coasts of Mexico,” it said, with lower waves in other countries.
The tsunami warning was for the coasts of Mexico, down through Central America into Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama and Honduras, and as far south as Ecuador.It was not immediately known if there were casualties.The quake was also felt in much of Guatemala, which borders Chiapas.