Mexico earthquake: mini-tsunami in swimming pools, shaking buildings, roads and cars captured on camera


A massive earthquake hit Mexico’s Pacific coast on Monday, shaking buildings, roads, cars and causing panic among the masses. According to the US Geological Survey, the earthquake in Mexico surfaced at 1:05 p.m. local time and measured a whopping 7.5 on the Richter scale. The earthquake occurred 37 kilometers southeast of Aquila, near the states of Colima and Michoacan.

Several viral videos on Twitter showed the devastating powers of the earthquake.

“Top floor swimming pool in Reforma,” one user wrote on Twitter, sharing the video of the rooftop pool.

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Another shared a video showing water flowing from another roof floor.

“Earthquake off the coast of Mexico and our hotel room in Puerto Vallarta shook hard,” wrote another Twitter user.

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According to the Michoacan Public Safety Department, there were no immediate reports of damage to life and property at this time. However, some buildings developed cracks.

So far, the country’s civil defense has not activated a tsunami alert.

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However, the US Tsunami Warning Center said such waves were possible.