Mexico city: The death toll in the earthquake which struck off southern Mexico reaches up to six. A tsunami warning was issued immediately. The two fatalities came in the southern state of Chiapas, interior minister Minguel Angel Osorio Chong said. The quake hit off the coast of Chiapas.
The quake triggered waves as high as 2.3 ft in Mexico, Pacific Tsunami warning Centre said. Mexico’s interior ministry said the quake had a magnitude of 8.4, while the US Geological survey put it at a revised 8.1, up from 8.0 initially.