An 8.1 magnitude earthquake hit 73 miles off of Mexico’s coast overnight.
There are reports of 5 people having been killed, and shock waves were felt as far as Mexico City, some 650 miles away.
Update: The number of people killed has risen to 26 as of Friday afternoon.
There was a 5.7 magnitude aftershock some 12 minutes later.
There was also tsunami, with waves up to 2.3 feet.
— peter_pec (@peter_pec) September 8, 2017