Foreign Relations Secretary Luis Videgaray Caso thanked the different countries for their shows of solidarity in the wake of the earthquake that shook the country. The earthquake has been categorized as the strongest earthquake in 100 years, with a magnitude of 8.2 on the Richter scale.
On his Twitter account, he wrote, “The Mexican government warmly thanks the many displays of international solidarity we received after the earthquake last night.”
El gobierno de México agradece de corazón las muchas muestras de solidaridad internacional que hemos recibido tras el sismo de anoche.
— Luis Videgaray Caso (@LVidegaray) September 8, 2017
The earthquake was felt by at least 50 million people and was more intense than the famous earthquake of 1985.