More Than 60 Dead After Mexico City Earthquake

On the anniversary of the city's deadly 1985 earthquake, Mexico City was rocked by a 7.1 magnitude quake Tuesday morning (September 19). 

According to recent reports, 60 people were killed and the country's capital now lies in pieces. "The earthquake of 7.1 magnitude hit five miles (eight km) southeast of Atencingo in the state of Puebla, at a depth of 32 miles (51 km)," the US Geological Survey said.

According to president Enrique Peña Nieto, 27 buildings collapsed in Mexico City.

Read more details about the Mexico City earthquake and see video via The Guardian

photo via Getty

Sponsored Content

Sponsored Content