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Deadly quake strikes off Mexican coast

Updated 2:11 PM ET, Fri September 8, 2017
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Soldiers remove debris from a partially collapsed municipal building in Juchitan, Mexico, on Friday, September 8. A magnitude-8.1 earthquake was registered the night before off Mexico's southern coast. It is the strongest quake to hit the country in 100 years, according to President Enrique Peña Nieto. Luis Alberto Cruz/AP
People stand on a building's rubble in Juchitan on September 8. Luis Alberto Cruz/AP
Residents of Tapachula, Mexico, stay in a shelter after the quake. JOSE TORRES/EFE/EPA
Men survey damage in Veracruz, Mexico. VICTORIA RAZO/AFP/Getty Images
Medical staff and patients wait outside after a hospital was evacuated in Villahermosa, Mexico. STR/EFE/EPA
This photo shows a collapsed building in Matias Romero, Mexico, early on September 8. HANDOUT/Civil Defense/EFE/EPA
People gather on a street in downtown Mexico City on September 7. PEDRO PARDO/AFP/Getty Images
People gather outside a Mexico City nightclub after the quake. LUIS PEREZ/AFP/Getty Images
A woman gestures toward her earthquake-damaged home in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. ANGEL HERNANDEZ/EFE/EPA
People sit on a sidewalk in Mexico City after the quake. PEDRO PARDO/AFP/Getty Images
Damage is seen inside a mall in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico. Xinhua/Sipa USA
People react after the quake jolted the Mexico City International Airport. Francisco Canedo/Xinhua/Sipa USA