The huge earthquake struck 7.4 miles from Santa María Zapotitlán, Mexico.
According to United States Geological Survey (USGS) the impact of the quake reached a depth of 14 miles (23km).
A tsunami warning has been issued for Mexico Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala following the quake.
Authorities have warned coastal Tsunami waves could be triggered within a 621 mile (1000km) radius of the epicentre of the quake.
One witness of the powerful force said: “It went on for what seemed to be about a minute getting stronger and softer. The animals were a bit panicked.”
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