A tsunami warning has also been issued for Mexico Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala following the quake.
Authorities have warned coastal Tsunami waves could be triggered within a 621 mile (1000km) radius of the epicentre of the quake.
One witness of the powerful force said: “It went on for what seemed to be about a minute getting stronger and softer. The animals were a bit panicked.”
Another witness in the village of Cajonos, 75 miles from where it struck, said: “Started very slow and it was increasingly strong.
“It shakes everything but for a moment, very intense yesterday night we have one on the same location Mixistlan de la reforma 4.5m and it seems is from the same place.”
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