In Pictures: Earthquake strikes off Mexico

At least two people have died in a powerful earthquake that struck southern Mexico overnight on Thursday, the government said.

Mexico Earthquake

People gather on a street in downtown Mexico City during an earthquake of magnitude 8.1 that hit southern Mexico on September 7, 2017.

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Mexico Earthquake

People came out of their houses after they felt the tremors caused by the 8.1 magnitude earthquake.

(AFP)

Mexico Earthquake

Guests of a hotel remain outside in downtown Mexico City during the earthquake

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Mexico Earthquake

People react on a street in downtown Mexico City during the Earthquake.

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Mexico Earthquake

People react on a street in the Tlatelolco neigborhood of Mexico City during the earthquake the struck the city late Thursday.

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Mexico Earthquake

People react on a street in downtown Mexico City during the earthquake.
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