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  •  M7.1 - Oaxaca, 1968

    This damaging shock caused 18 fatalities and extensive property damage in the State of Oaxaca and in Mexico City. In Mexico City, many structures, including a nine-story office building, were damaged beyond repair. The shock disrupted telephone and electric services and caused general panic in many towns.
    From United States Earthquakes, 1968.

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