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Pijijiapan earthquake Mw 8.1, Mexico. Population Exposure Analysis - 08 September 2017

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An earthquake with 8.1 magnitude, at a depth of 70 km struck off the coast of Mexico on the 8th September 2017 at 2017-09-08 04:49:21 UTC time. According to USGS PAGER Report, the population in this region resides in structures that are a mix of vulnerable and earthquake resistant construction, the predominant vulnerable building types are adobe block with concrete bond beam and mud wall construction. Casualties and extensive damage are probable and the disaster is likely widespread.