A massive magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck Mexico just before midnight on Thursday. The quake—widely considered to be among the strongest to ever hit the country—originated deep in the Earth off the southwest coast.
People 1200 miles away, as far away as Austin, Texas, reported feeling tremors from the massive earthquake.
A tsunami warning was issued for the Pacific Coast, including Puerto Vallarta. The warning for the coast of Puerto Vallarta expired shortly before 3 A.M., however some watches and warnings remain in affect for southern Mexico and Central America. The largest tsunami triggered by the earthquake . . .