Mexico City Earthquake - 1985 | Today In History | 19 Sept 17
Earthquake Mexico 1985
27 Years To The Day, Man Relives Horror Of 1985 Mexico Earthquake
The 1985 Mexico City earthquake struck with a moment magnitude of 8.0 and a Mercalli intensity of IX. The event caused serious damage to the Greater Mexico City area and the deaths of at least 5,000 people. The event caused between three and four billion USD in damage as 412 buildings collapsed and another 3,124 were seriously damaged in the city.