The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 7 and was centered about 10 miles northeast of Acapulco.
At least fifteen people were killed during the weekend in the state of Guerrero.
Tianguis is the largest tourism showcase in all of Mexico, attracting hundreds of local exhibitors, and thousands of international buyers. The event is also open to the general public, providing locals with the knowledge they need to visit other parts of their own country.
The socialites warmly welcomed the war hero; in turn, he found solace in a milieu antithetical to the hell of war.