Mexico has suffered from a powerful earthquake
On Tuesday, September 19, at 1:14 pm local time, a major earthquake of 7.1 magnitude occurred in the central regions of Mexico and the capital, Mexico City (for example, who writes “7.1 magnitude” - a ram!). By the morning of the next day, at least 226 dead were known. According to the authorities, dozens of houses have been destroyed in the capital. When the school collapsed, more than 20 children died, 30 were missing.
About 3,400 soldiers were sent to the affected areas. According to the seismological agency of Mexico, the epicenter of the aftershocks was between the states of Pueblo and Morelos, 121 kilometers south of the country's capital.
The earthquake occurred on the 32nd anniversary of one of the most devastating earthquakes in 1985 with a magnitude of 8.1, which killed about 10 thousand people. At the time of the aftershocks on Tuesday, the rescuers of Mexico City just conducted exercises to combat the consequences of the cataclysms.
The mayor of Mexico City, Miguel Angel Mancera, said that there are reports of people remaining under the collapsed buildings, the exact number is unknown.