On 7 September 2017, a magnitude 8 plus earthquake struck off the southern coast of Mexico. After a major earthquake, follow the advice of the local authorities and emergency services as aftershocks are common. Tsunami waves of up to 1 metre have been observed in Mexico. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre has also warned of potential tsunami waves in countries including Ecuador, El Salvador and Guatemala. Monitor the media for latest developments and follow the instructions issued by local and national authorities. Take official warnings seriously. The overall level of this advice has not changed. Exercise a high degree of caution in Ecuador. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.
Source: Smart traveller

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