Mexico was hit by powerful earthquake
• Mexico was hit by powerful earthquake
On Tuesday 19 September at 13:14 local time in the central areas of Mexico and Mexico City, the capital, there was the strongest earthquake of magnitude 7, 1. learned about at least 226 dead by the next morning. According to the authorities in the capital, destroyed dozens of homes. At school collapse killed more than 20 children, 30 were missing.
Some 3,400 soldiers were sent to the affected areas. According to the seismological agency of Mexico, the epicenter of the quake was between the states of Puebla and Morelos 121 km south of the capital.
The earthquake occurred in the 32nd anniversary of one of the most devastating earthquakes in 1985 a magnitude of 8, 1, which killed about 10 thousand people. At the time of aftershocks on Tuesday, rescuers Mexico City just carried out military exercises to combat the effects of disasters.
Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mansehra said that there are reports of people trapped underneath collapsed buildings, the exact number is unknown.