Mexicos 1985 earthquake

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Mexicos 1985 earthquake

  1. 1. Mexico's 1985 Earthquake
  2. 2. The 1985 Mexico City earthquake, a magnitude 8.1 earthquake that struck Mexico on 19 September 1985 in the morning at 7:19 local time, the death toll was about 10,000 and caused major destruction in the nation's capital. It is Mexico's largest natural disaster in history.
  3. 3. The earthquake hit in the morning when people were in their offices. So it was estimated that 85% of the casualties were from people who had just arrived to work at their offices.
  4. 4. There were many people missing for days. Many survivors were trapped under the rubble before they were rescued.
  5. 5. Many people were homeless for weeks or even months after the disaster.

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