BREAKING NOW: Terrifying First Video From Today’s Mexico Earthquake Hits the Web


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THIS IS A DEVELOPING STORY AND WILL BE UPDATED AS NECESSARY.

UPDATE – 4:40 p.m. CST – New videos have been added, and the death toll is now over 40.

UPDATE – 2:30 CST – The very first video from the Mexico earthquake, which occurred in the past hour, is now hitting the internet. They show some major damage in Mexico City, home to nearly 20 million in the entire metro area.


Today’s earthquake comes more than a week after a major earthquake of similar magnitude hit south of Mexico City, also causing major damage.

The city of Puebla, located south of Mexico City, was near the epicenter of the Mexico earthquake, and the mayor reports extensive damage throughout the city. Reports near the epicenter put the death toll over 40. Reports of at least two deaths in Mexico City have been issued.

Fox News reports.

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Mexico City Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

It says the epicenter was near the town of Raboso, about 76 miles southeast of Mexico City.

There were no immediate reports of casualties.

Mexico’s seismological agency calculated its preliminary magnitude at 6.8 and said its center was east of the city in the state of Puebla.

Here are tweets and video coming out of the region.

We will continue to update this story as details develop.

 

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