Extreme M7.1 earthquake hits Mexico, causing buildings to sway sickeningly in Mexico City – Widespread damage 119 dead and increasing in videos and pictures

A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly in the capital on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage.

Widespread damage has been reported around the epicenter. Thousands of people fled office buildings along the central Reforma Avenue as alarms blared, and traffic stopped around the Angel of Independence monument.

Update: 119 dead after the M7.1 earthquake hit near Mexico City on September 19, 2017.

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Mexico City after the M7.1 earthquake on September 19 2017
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Collapsed building in Mexico after the M7.1 earthquake

Mexico City ater the M7.1 earthquake:

The powerful M7.1 earthquake was centred near Raboso, in the State of Puebla, only 76 miles (123 kilometres) southeast of Mexico City.

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Enormous damage after the M7.1 earthquake in mexico City.
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Cars have also been destroyed by the dangerous seismic wave in Mexico

M7.1 earthquake footage from tourist attraction Xochimilco in Mexico City:

In Mexico City pictures show destroyed walls, collapsed houses. Some people dove for cover under desks.

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Damages are widespread in the capital city and around the epicenter after M7.1 earthquake in Mexico.
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The M7.1 earthquake even cracked roads in the Capital City of Mexico.

A strong earthquake shakes the Mexico’s capital and causes scenes of panic. 19-09-2017

Earlier in the day buildings across the city held preparation drills on the anniversary of the 1985 quake.

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These people have probably been hit by flying stones during the M7.1 earthquake
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Many buildings didn’t resist.
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Apoclypse

Much of Mexico City is built on former lake bed, and the soil is known to amplify the effects of earthquakes even hundreds of miles away.

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terrifying
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Terrifying consequences of the M7.1 earthquake near Mexico City

The apocalypse:

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Another extremely dangerous earthquake in Mexico within 2 weeks.

Mexico was previously hit with an 8.0 magnitude earthquake on September 8 that killed more than 80 people in the Mexican states of Oaxaca and Chiapas.

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  1. […] A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck off of New Zealand on Tuesday night, just hours after the deadly M7.1 earthquake killed at least 119 people in Mexico. A M6.1 earthquake hit 256km W of Auckland Island, New Zealand on September 20, 2017. This was the second powerful quake within 7 hours on the “Ring of Fire” zone in the Pacific Ocean after that M7.1 near Mexico City. […]

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