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In Pictures: Huge Earthquake Strikes Off Mexican Coast

An earthquake struck off the coast of Mexico Thursday night, shaking buildings hundreds of miles away and killing at least 15 people. The quake was of an 8.2 magnitude, with its epicenter about 87km (54 miles) south-west of the town of Pijijiapan in Chiapas state. Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto said on Twitter that morning school was being suspended across large swathes of the affected area in order to check school buildings were safe.
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