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07/09/2017 Chiapas Earthquake

The 2017 Chiapas earthquake struck in the Gulf of Tehuantepec off the southern coast of Mexico, near state of Chiapas. Within Chiapas, an estimated 1.5 million people were affected by the earthquake, with 41,000 homes damaged. Jose Calzada, Minister of Agriculture, reported that at least 98 people had died in the earthquake.