The Canadian Press

1985-09-19 | Mexican-Quake

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A magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck Mexico City in the early morning of September 19, 1985. Fifty-six-year-old Montreal businessman Donald Beapre was in a hotel in Mexico City getting ready to leave when a severe earthquake hit on September 20.

Date: 1985-09-19
Placeline: Mirabel Airport, QC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << well I had just leather it up who's seven twenty in the morning I was ready to shave and suddenly the, wash basin started moving it slopped out water on both sides real literally knocked me off my feet I was on the twenty seventh floor of the supposed to affect a president is supposed to back hotel >>

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