Mexico – Earthquake (19 September 2017)


A powerful earthquake struck central Mexico yesterday. According to preliminary reports the death toll stands at more than 200.

At this painful time, France expresses its solidarity with the Mexican people and authorities. We express our wholehearted solidarity with all of the families of the victims.

At this stage, no French casualties have been reported. Our embassy has provided safety instructions to the French community in the area and has opened a telephone hotline to respond to our compatriots’ questions. A message has been sent to French visitors who registered their travel plans on the Ariane platform.