Mexico’s powerful earthquake rises to 139 Local police said that the death toll could rise further. Many people are still stuck under the collapsed building.
News CNN 27 buildings in Mexico City collapsed Rescue workers are taking shelter in the shelter of the building. People took to the streets. Electricity disconnected in many areas.
The magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck at around 1pm local time on Tuesday in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the state of Puebla, 120 kilometers away from the capital Mexico City.
This vibration was felt across about 51 kilometers. People were scared to go out in the streets. President Enrique Pena Otto said a magnificent earthquake dam in the capital has caught fire. Many of them are stuck inside.
This is the second earthquake in Mexico one month. Earlier, on September 8, at least 8.1 people died in a magnitude 8.1 earthquake.
After the 1985, it was the strongest earthquake to hit the coast of Mexico. The earthquake killed 10 thousand people. The earthquake struck in 1985, during the 32-year anniversary of the powerful earthquake (19 September).